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Yawei Liu 刘亚伟

Chief Editor

Yawei Liu is the Chief Editor of the U.S.-China Perception Monitor. He is also the Senior Advisor on China at The Carter Center and has been a member of numerous Carter Center missions to monitor Chinese village, township, and county people's congress deputy elections since 1997. Dr. Liu has written extensively on China's political developments and grassroots democracy, including three edited book series: "Rural Election and Governance in Contemporary China" (Northwestern University Press, Xi'an, 2002 and 2004), "The Political Readers" (China Central Translation Bureau Press, Beijing, 2006), and "Elections & Governance" (Northwestern University Press, Xian, 2009).

Michael B. Cerny

Associate Editor

Michael B. Cerny is the Associate Editor of the U.S.-China Perception Monitor. He is an MPhil student in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. He graduated from Emory University with a bachelor's in Political Science and a double major in Chinese Studies. At Emory, Cerny co-founded the Emory Journal of Asian Studies and interned with The Carter Center's China Program.

Kathryn Putz

China Focus Intern

Kathryn Putz is a junior at Dartmouth College majoring in Government and Asian Societies, Cultures and Languages. At Dartmouth, she serves as the co-president of the Dartmouth Women in Law and Politics club and works as an Admissions Ambassador. She studied advanced Chinese in Beijing, China. Previous to interning for The Carter Center, Kathryn worked in the Portland office of Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and supported the podcast production team for World Affairs Council, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization.

Enoch Tang

China Focus Intern

Enoch Tang is a current junior at Emory University, where she is double majoring in International Studies and Economics. Prior to Emory, Enoch studied International Politics at Fudan University and has worked as student journalist of Shanghai Forum for two years. Enoch is passionate about the intersection of media, public participation, and finance, which she has pursued through internships with People’s Daily, Carter Center, and Crédit Suisse Group AG.

Jiaqi Liu

China Focus Intern

Jiaqi Liu is a junior at Goizueta Business School of Emory University, where she concentrates in Finance, Strategy and Management Consulting, and International Business. In addition to her interest in business administration, Jiaqi considers herself as a very liberal-arts student with a strong passion in politics and law. She loves to write and is driven by curiosity. She is also an advocate for cultural exchanges. In college, not only has she led the Chinese Student Association as the president, but she has also initiated a mentorship program for prospective and first-year business school students. Outside college, Jiaqi is an enthusiastic traveler and volunteer, where she has spent her vocations building lovely houses for needy Mexican families and caring for special needs children in Cambodia. During her free time, she plays the violin and enjoys cross-country running. Previous to interning for The Carter Center, Jiaqi has interned at Nokia Digital Business and Beijing DHH Law Firm.

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    Michael B. Cerny is the Associate Editor of the U.S.-China Perception Monitor. He is an MPhil student in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. He graduated from Emory University with a bachelor's in Political Science and a double major in Chinese Studies. At Emory, Cerny co-founded the Emory Journal of Asian Studies and interned with The Carter Center's China Program.