Minxin Pei

Minxin Pei, Ph.D.

Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow and Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies

B.A., Shanghai International Studies University; M.A. and Ph.D, Harvard University
Office Hours
Tuesday, 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, 11 a.m.-noon, By appointment


(909) 607-4225

(909) 621-8419

Kravis Center 344

Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Expertise

China, Comparative Politics, Pacific Rim, U.S./Asia Relations, U.S./China Relations

Selected Research and Publications

  • China's Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay (Harvard 2016)

  • China's Trapped Transition: The limits of developmental autocracy (Harvard University Press, 2006)

  • From Reform to Revolution: The demise of communism in China and the Soviet Union (Harvard University Press, 1994)

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Robert McNamara Fellow, the World Bank, 1994-1995

  • Edward Teller National Fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1994-1995

  • LaPorte Preceptorship, Princeton University, 1995-1998

  • Olin Faculty Fellow, The Olin Foundation, 1997-1998