Dorothy Solinger

Dorothy J. Solinger is one of the most published analysts of China's social and political developments over the past 40 years. She has published six books with single authorship, the last two of which won major scholarly awards.  Her works cover a range of topics, including the creation of the People's Republic and the politics of urban economic reform. She has been invited to speak in 19 countries and has published nearly 100 articles and book chapters; she has also been the recipient of numerous scholarly research grants.

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How China Escaped the Poverty Trap

February 24: Professor Yuen Yuen Ang discussed her book’s striking conclusions about China’s development path, its implications for rethinking Western history and the norms of international development, and how other countries may escape the poverty trap. 

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Award-Winning Students

Students supervised by UCI Long Institute faculty have recently received awards and scholarships. Sarah Mellors, Ph.D. candidate in History (pictured at left), received a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award to support research in China on birth control before the one-child family policy. Leksa Chmielewski Lee, Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology (pictured at right), was awarded the Society for East Asian Anthropology’s Bestor Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper.