Scholarly Publications

Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

February 2018

China has undergone dramatic change in its economic institutions in recent years, but surprisingly little change politically.

Agents of Disorder: Inside China's Cultural Revolution

October 2019

By May 1966, just seventeen years after its founding, the People’s Republic of China had become one of the most powerfully centralized states in modern history.

Fateful Decisions: Choices That Will Shape China's Future

May 2020

Explore our series of multimedia interviews and Q&As with the contributors to this volume:  China Faces Tough Decisions and Stronger Headwinds China’s Incentives to Work Within the U.S.-led...


SCPKU holds first graduate seminar on Chinese art history

August 2013

SCPKU held its first graduate seminar in Summer 2013.

Stanford puts focus on China with new center at Peking University

March 2011

The Stanford Center at Peking University will be a home base for researchers working in China and offer more opportunities for collaboration between Asian and American scholars.

FSI and Stanford's growing global influence

March 2010

President Hennessy's letter to alumni addresses Stanford's growing global outreach and influence and cites the new Stanford Center at Peking University, the hub for China-related activities across...


America's Asia-Pacific Security Strategy

April 17, 2013

Lecture will be followed by reception in atrium/cafe area on Garden Level at SCPKU.

The Future of Afghanistan and U.S. Policy in Central Asia

April 20, 2013

Lecture to be followed by lunch.


Dr. Jean C. Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
karen 0320 cropprd Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Andrew G. Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
michael mcfaul 2 Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Dr. Xueguang Zhou Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Fuller Gerald Fuller Fletcher Jones Professor in the School of Engineering
wesley chaney headshot Wesley B. Chaney SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, June 2013 - March 2014
rhines headshot 2 Allison Rhines SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014
yang yu headshot Yang Yu SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014
kaiping zhang headshot Kaiping Zhang SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, January 2016
wesley koo headshot Wesley Koo SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, January-April 2016