About China Brief

China Brief is a primary source of timely information and cutting-edge analysis for policy-makers, intelligence and military personnel, academics, journalists, and business leaders. It is published under the direction of Dr. Arthur Waldron at the University of Pennsylvania and is edited by Matt Schrader. In addition to its audience in the United States, China Brief is widely-read in East Asia, where articles are regularly translated and reprinted in leading newspapers, journals and websites. Through the use of indigenous sources and detailed and objective analysis, China Brief keeps U.S. public and private sector decision-makers alike informed of developments and trends in China. Writers include Senior Fellow Willy Wo-Lap Lam, Dennis Blasko, Wenran Jiang and other experts, many of whom are based in Asia.

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Submissions

We welcome submissions to China Brief.

Our analysts have experience in their field and must be proficient in the use of relevant indigenous sources. Articles are between 1,500 and 1,800 words and must use indigenous sources–preferably Chinese-language media.

Submissions to China Brief must follow China Brief writing guidelines, available here. Articles that do not follow the guidelines will not be reviewed. 

A large number of links to Chinese government agency and news sites are collected here: China Research Source Sheet

Authors are also advised to familiarize themselves with recent articles relevant to their subject.

Prospective authors: address all questions to Mr. Matt Schrader – cbeditor(at)jamestown.org

About the Analysts for China Brief

Emily Weinstein

Emily Weinstein is a research analyst at Pointe Bello and an M.A. Candidate in Security Studies at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on Chinese industrial... MORE

Robert Soutar

Robert Soutar is Managing Editor of Diálogo Chino, based in London. He holds an MSc in Comparative Politics (Latin America) and a BA in Hispanic... MORE

Sam Geall

Dr Sam Geall is research fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at University of Sussex and executive editor of chinadialogue.net. His research focuses on... MORE

Xiaolin Duan

Xiaolin Duan received his Ph.D in Public Policy from National University of Singapore, and now works as Assistant Professor in International Relations at King Fahd... MORE

Gregory Shtraks

Gregory Shtraks is a PhD candidate in International Relations at the University of Washington where he is writing a dissertation on Sino-Russian and Sino-Kazakh relations.

Abigail Grace

Abigail C. Grace is a Research Associate with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. She recently served as a... MORE

Elliott Zaagman

Elliott Zaagman is a Beijing-based corporate trainer, executive coach, and writer who has spent the past seven years working in China’s growing tech ecosystem. He... MORE

Siodhbhra Parkin

Siodhbhra Parkin is currently the Program Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at PILnet PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law. A former Fellow at the... MORE

Joseph Y.S. Cheng

Joseph Y.S. Cheng was a professor of political science at the City University of HK. He now serves as the convenor of the Alliance for... MORE

Christopher Yung

Dr. Christopher Yung is the Donald Bren Chair of Non-Western Strategic Thought and Director of East Asian Studies at the US Marine Corp University. He... MORE

Ben Lowsen

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Ying Yu Lin

Dr. Ying Yu Lin is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Strategic and International Affairs National Chung Cheng University in Chiayi Taiwan. He received his... MORE

Lorand Laskai

Lorand Laskai is a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. Follow him on Twitter @lorandlaskai.

Johan van de Ven

Johan van de Ven is Senior Analyst at RWR Advisory Group, a Washington, DC-based risk management firm where he focuses on geopolitical dimensions of China’s... MORE

Andrew Polk

Andrew Polk is a founding partner of Trivium/China, a Beijing-based advisory firm. He was formerly director of China research at Medley Global Advisors and senior... MORE

Miguel Martin

Miguel Martin, who frequently writes under the penname Jichang Lulu, is an independent researcher with an interest in China’s activities in the Arctic and the... MORE

Nadège Rolland

Nadège Rolland is Senior Fellow for political and security affairs at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR). Her research focuses mainly on China's foreign and... MORE

Matt Schrader

Matt Schrader is the Editor-in-Chief of the China Brief at The Jamestown Foundation. In addition to his position at Jamestown, he is also an analyst... MORE

Virginia Marantidou

Virginia Marantidou is an EU-Asia consultant based in Brussels. She previously served as the Asia program coordinator with the German Marshall Fund and was a... MORE

John Fei

John Fei is an independent consultant on China and Asian affairs. He has worked at Morningstar, managed the Asia Security Initiative at the John D.... MORE

Kevin Carrico

Kevin Carrico is Lecturer in Chinese Studies at Macquarie University and the author of The Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today.

Yi Wang

Dr. Yi Wang is a scholar at Griffith University in Australia.

Annie Kowalewski

Annie Kowalewski received her MA from Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies. She focuses on PLA modernization, Chinese military strategy, and US defense policy in... MORE

Jeongseok Lee

Jeongseok Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a student affiliate in the Princeton-Harvard China and the World... MORE

Emily Walz

Emily Walz is a China researcher based in Washington, D.C. You can follow her on Twitter @emilywalz.

Cobus van Staden

Cobus van Staden is a senior researcher with the South African Institute for International Affairs, and the co-host of the weekly China in Africa Podcast... MORE

Stephen Armitage

Stephen Armitage is a former DOD analyst, US expat and researcher primarily focused on Chinese information operations and emerging tech.

Renny Babiarz

Renny Babiarz received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University where he wrote his thesis on of China’s nuclear weapons program. He previously served as a... MORE

Andreas Rupprecht

Andreas Rupprecht is an aviation journalist. He has written several books on China’s military aviation, including “Flashpoint China” and “Modern Chinese Warplanes”.  

Jared Ward

Jared Ward is a Ph.D. Candidate and Associate Lecturer at the University of Akron in the Department of History. His dissertation and research focuses on... MORE

Marcel Angliviel de la Beaumelle

Marcel Angliviel de la Beaumelle is an independent researcher who has worked at the Center for New American Security and the Jamestown Foundation. He is... MORE

David C. Logan

David C. Logan is a graduate student at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. His writing has been published... MORE

Adrian Zenz

Adrian Zenz is lecturer in social research methods at the European School of Culture and Theology, Korntal, Germany. His research focus is on China's ethnic... MORE

Derek Grossman

Derek Grossman is a senior defense analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. He formerly served at the Defense Intelligence Agency as the daily intelligence... MORE

Jeffrey Reeves

Dr. Jeffrey Reeves is an Associate Professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies. The views expressed are his own.

Julie Yu-Wen Chen

Julie Yu-Wen Chen is Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Helsinki in Finland, Hosting Professor of Asian Studies at Palacký University in Czech... MORE

John Chen

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Arthur Waldron

Arthur Waldron has been the Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, since 1997. He works mostly... MORE

Andrew Scobell

Dr. Andrew Scobell is Associate Professor of International Affairs at the George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.... MORE

Bernard D. Cole

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Dennis J. Blasko

Dennis J. Blasko, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired), is a former U.S. army attaché to Beijing and Hong Kong and author of The Chinese Army... MORE

Yuan Peng

Yuan Peng is Deputy Director at the Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations and former Visiting Fellow at the Center for... MORE

Bates Gill

Dr. Bates Gill holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. A specialist in East Asian foreign policy... MORE

Chen Yali

Chen Yali is the Editor-in-Chief of Washington Observer, an independent Chinese-language weekly magazine on American foreign policy and politics based in Washington DC.

Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis was a fellow in the China Program at The Jamestown Foundation, where he served as editor of the foundation’s China Brief from 2011 to 2013.... MORE

Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga

Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga is a Project Associate–China Specialist at the RAND Corporation and a former editor of China Brief.

Kenneth Allen

Kenneth W. Allen is the Research Director for the USAF's China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI). He is a retired U.S. Air Force officer, whose extensive... MORE