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Protests in Hong Kong; GW Experts Available to Comment

October 01, 2014
As widespread protests continue in Hong Kong, the George Washington University has experts available to comment on Chinese domestic and international affairs. 
 
To schedule an interview with any of the below experts, contact Jason Shevrin at 202-994-5631 or jshevrin@gwu.edu
 
Sean Aday, associate professor of media and public affairs, is an expert on media coverage of politics and foreign policy. He can comment on the worldwide attention focused on the protests.
 
Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs, is the director of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies. Dr. Dickson is an expert in East Asian politics and Chinese politics. He can comment on repercussions of the protest within China and throughout the region.
 
David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, is the director of GW’s China Policy Program. Dr. Shambaugh is a recognized authority on contemporary China and has previously served at the National Security Council East Asia Bureau and the Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research. He can comment at length on China's domestic politics and foreign relations.
 
Robert Sutter, professor of practice of international affairs, is an expert in contemporary U.S. policy toward Asia and U.S.-China relations. He can comment on how China’s reaction to the current protests may affect international relations. 
 
Jiawen Yang, professor of international business and international affairs, is an expert on Chinese financial markets and business environment. He can comment on the financial effects of the protests.
 
GW’s Flash Studio, a state-of-the-art broadcast studio, is available for remote, live or taped television and radio interviews. The studio is operated in partnership with VideoLink.
 
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