Past Event

Welfare for Repression: China’s Use of Social Assistance to Suppress Protest and Contention

March 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 CO3
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Please join for a lecture with: Jennifer Pan, Assistant Professor of Communication, Stanford University Moderated by: Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Columbia University About the Speaker: Jennifer Pan is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Stanford University. Her research examines the strategies authoritarian regimes employ to perpetuate their rule, including censorship, redistribution, and responsiveness, using large-scale data from traditional and digital media as well as experiments on media platforms. Her work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Science, and other peer-reviewed publications. Pan received her Ph.D. from Harvard University’s Department of Government. She graduated from Princeton University, summa cum laude, in 2004, and until 2009, she was a consultant at McKinsey & Company based in New York and Beijing. She has also worked for the Chinese Center for Disease Control, the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative, and the Clinton Global Initiative.

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