The vision of the the CSCC – China and Global South Cluster (CGSC) is to bridge scholars, policy and business practitioners from China, the West and the Global South to enhance production of cutting edge research and DKU students’ learning experience.
Yuan Wang is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Duke Kunshan University. Yuan Wang's research interests cover global China, African politics and comparative political economy of development. She is especially interested in African state effectiveness and China's economic and political engagement with Africa. Her teaching interests at Duke Kunshan include China and the world, Sino-African relations, and African politics and development.
Pippa Morgan is a Lecturer in Political Science at Duke Kunshan University. Her research is motivated by a desire to understand the political economy of South-South economic engagement, with a focus on China's foreign economic relations, Chinese foreign aid, foreign direct investment, and infrastructure contracts. More broadly, she is interested in combining quantitative and qualitative methods to understand how history influences contemporary political economy and international relations, and in how political and sociological factors affect prospects for economic development. Her teaching interests at Duke Kunshan include global governance, political economy of institutions, and China and the Global South.
David Landry is an Assistant Professor of Political Economy at Duke Kunshan University. His research focuses on the determinants and impacts of Chinese economic engagement abroad. More specifically, he researches the political and economic determinants of China's development finance and investment flows in the developing world, and how these in turn affect development. At Duke Kunshan, he teaches in the fields of international development and international political economy.