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Celebrating 50 years

of East Asian Studies at Stanford

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Andrew G. Walder

Denise O'Leary & Kent Thiry Professor and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science
Region: China

Andrew G. Walder is the Denise O'Leary and Kent Thiry Professor at Stanford University, where he is also a senior fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He has previously served as Chair of the Department of Sociology, Director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, and Director and of the Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences. A political sociologist, Walder has long specialized in the sources of conflict, stability, and change in communist regimes and their successor states.