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Harry Harding

Professor, George Washington University


Harry Harding is University Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University. He is also Counselor to Eurasia Group, a political risk advisory and consulting firm headquartered in New York, a Senior Fellow in the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, and Vice Chairman of the Board of the Asia Foundation. His previous positions include faculty appointments at Swarthmore College (1970-71) and Stanford University (1971-83), Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution (1983-94), Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University (1995-2005), and Director of Research and Analysis at Eurasia Group (2005-07). A specialist on Asia, his major publications include The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know (co-edited with Francine Frankel, 2004); A Fragile Relationship: The United States and China Since 1972 (1992), Sino-American Relations, 1945-1955: A Joint Reassessment of a Critical Debate (co-edited with Yuan Ming, 1989), China's Second Revolution: Reform After Mao (1987), China’s Foreign Relations in the 1980s (editor, 1984), and Organizing China: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1976 (1981).

Focus: Democracy, Economy, Governance, Security, China, India, United States, Asia

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2008