The center brings together students and scholars at Duke Kunshan University, Wuhan University, and other institutions across China and around the world to pursue a common scholarly interest in contemporary Chinese affairs. Many of the center’s activities are open to the broader community. 

Baozhen Luo

Co-Director, Center for the Study of Contemporary China; Professor of Global Health, Duke Kunshan University

Chi Zhang

Program Coordinator, Center for the Study of Contemporary China

Chi Zhang is is the Program Coordinator for the Center.
Her main job responsibilities include providing grant management, event organization, administrative and operational support to the Center, and work with research units to facilitate the expansion of research capacity across the university. Chi received her Master’s degree in Socio-Culture Anthropology from Durham University. Previously, she was the administrator for both the Center for the Study of Contemporary China and the Humanities Research Center at Duke Kunshan Univerisity.