Ho-Fung Hung

Ho-Fung Hung

Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy
China Studies


  • Chinese Development
  • Global Political Economy
  • Nationalism and Contentious Politics in the Greater China Region
  • US-China Policy

Background and Education

Ho-Fung Hung is the Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and in the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hung’s scholarly interests include global political economy, protest, and nation-state formation, with a focus on China and East Asia. He is the author of the award-winning Protest with Chinese Characteristics (2011) and The China Boom: Why China Will not Rule the World (2016), both published by Columbia University Press. His articles have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review, Development and Change, Review of International Political Economy, Asian Survey, and elsewhere, and have been translated into seven different languages. His analyses of the Chinese political economy and Hong Kong politics have been featured or cited in The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, BBC News, The Guardian, Die Presse (Austria), Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil), The Straits Times (Singapore), The South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), Xinhua Monthly (China), and People’s Daily (China), among other publications. He received his PhD in Sociology from the Johns Hopkins University, and taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Indiana University-Bloomington before teaching at Johns Hopkins.

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2018-01-09 00:00:00 
Spring 2015