Ling Chen is an Assistant Professor of Political Economy at Johns Hopkins SAIS. She is a 2021-2022 Wilson China Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and an Associate in Research at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. Before joining SAIS, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University and a fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center. Chen’s research interests lie in political economy and state-business relations, with a regional focus on China. Her articles have been published in American Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, China Journal, Review of International Political Economy, and New Political Economy, in addition, to The Washington Post and Axios. Her first book, Manipulating Globalization (2018), explores the political roots of government-business coalitions and policy implementation in China. Chen received her Ph.D. in Political Science at Johns Hopkins University, MA at the University of Toronto, and BA at Peking University.