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Andrew Wedeman

Professor
Department of Political Science
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4069
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4069
Phone: 404.413. 6154
awedeman@gsu.edu

Expertise: China’s Political Economy and Corruption

Andrew Wedeman received his doctorate in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994 and is currently a Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, where he heads the China Studies Program. Prior to this appointment, he was a Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he also served as the Director of the Asian Studies Program and the Director of the International Studies Program. He has held posts as a visiting a Fulbright Research Professor at Taiwan National University, a Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins Nanjing University Center for Sino-American Studies, and Research Professor at Beijing University. During 2016-7, he was a Fellow in the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. His publications include Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China (Cornell); From Mao to Market: Rent Seeking, Local Protectionism, and Marketization in China (Cambridge); numerous articles in academic journals including China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China; and China Review; and multiple chapters in numerous edited volumesHe is currently writing a book on China’s anti-corruption struggle entitled Hunting Tigers and Swatting Flies: Xi Jinping’s Battle with Corruption.

Book Publications

Book Publisher Date Purchase
The Double Paradox of Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China Cornell University Press 2012 The Double Paradox of Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China
From Mao to Market: Rent Seeking, Local Protestionism, and Marketization in China Cambridge University Press 2003 From Mao to Market: Rent Seeking, Local Protestionism, and Marketization in China
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