In addition to research and teaching, I also have several other roles both at Duke Kunshan University and externally, in the broader academic community.
I’m an editorial board member of the journals Policy & Politics, Research of Policy Review, and the new open-access journal Policy Theory and Practice. I also serve as advisory board member for the Oxford University Press Book Series “Lessons from Policy Processes on the World’s Grand Challenges,” which is edited by Paul Cairney, Tanya Heikkila, Evangelia Petridou, and Chris Weible.
In 2022-2023, I am a member of two award committees of the American Political Science Association, namely the Lynton Keith Caldwell Book Award Committee in the Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics Section (STEPS) and the Best Comparative Policy Paper Award Committee in the Public Policy Section. In 2021-2022, I was a member of the American Political Science Association Paul A. Sabatier Best Conference Paper Award Committee in the Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics Section (STEPS) .
I’m a peer reviewer for the following journals: Environmental Science and Policy, Government Information Quarterly, International Review of Public Policy, Policy Studies Journal, Policy Sciences, Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Public Administration Review, Regulation & Governance, and Review of Policy Research.
At Duke Kunshan University, I serve as academic advisor to 15 undergraduate students. In my role as academic advisor I help students understand our curriculum, provide support if students encounter academic or personal challenges, and guide students as they develop a strategic plan for college, graduate school and future careers. In 2020-2021, I received the DKU Academic Advisor of the Year Award.
Since Fall 2021, I am member of the Executive Committee of the DKU Center for the Study of Contemporary China. In this capacity, I organize seminars with external speakers, review grant applications, and contribute to developing the center’s long-term strategies.
Since December 2022, I am the chair of the DKU Ad-Hoc Equity and Diversity Committee. Diversity and inclusion are preconditions for organizations to thrive. As chair of this committee, my goal is to create a space for all faculty to discuss these issues in a systematic and safe manner and to put forward a set of recommendations that improve equity and diversity.