Edward Steinfeld is the Dean’s Professor of China Studies and professor in the Department of Political Science, as well as director of the China Initiative, at Brown University. Steinfeld received his BA, MA, and PhD in political science from Harvard University. In addition to a variety of academic articles, Steinfeld is the author of Playing Our Game: Why China’s Rise Doesn’t Threaten the West (Oxford, 2010) and Forging Reform in China: The Fate of State-Owned Industry (Cambridge, 1998). He is the author of numerous articles in both academic and non-academic journals, including Comparative Politics, Political Studies, World Development, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the South China Morning Post. Steinfeld is a member of the board of directors of the National Committee on US-China Relations, as well as a member of the academic committee of the Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance at Tsinghua University.
In the News:
- Edward Steinfeld and Barbara Finamore describe how China’s green tech growth is having a positive impact on the U.S. in “In Clean Energy Race With China, Both Countries Come Out Ahead”, The Independent, October 13, 2010
- Ed Steinfeld on China’s Technological Development and the West in “‘Playing Our Game’: Ed Steinfeld on China”, Wall Street Journal, August 17, 2010
- “Greener plants, grayer skies? A report from the front lines of China’s energy sector,” Energy Policy, Volume 37, Issue 5, May 2009, Pages 1809-1824
- Playing Our Game: Why China’s Rise Doesn’t Threaten the West
- Forging Reform In China: The Fate of State-Owned Industry
Department of Political Science, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs