Jennifer Hsu

Project Director, Multiculturalism, Identity and Influence Project
Areas of expertise

China’s state-society relations, Chinese civil society, NGOs, development, social policy, philanthropy, Overseas Chinese communities, Australia-China relations

Jennifer Hsu
Biography
Publications
News and media

Jennifer Hsu is a Research Fellow in the Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Program. She is currently working on a project which explores the intersections of Australia’s multiculturalism and foreign policy. Prior to joining the Institute, Jennifer was a Policy Analyst with China Matters. After completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge in Development Studies, she researched and taught in development studies, political science and sociology in universities in North America and the UK. Jennifer is also a Visiting Fellow at the Social Policy and Research Centre at the University of New South Wales. Her research expertise broadly covers state-society relations, state-NGO relations, civil society and the internationalisation of Chinese NGOs, and she has published widely in these areas. 

Shanghai lockdown prompts collective action
Shanghai lockdown prompts collective action
China’s citizens are finding increasingly creative ways to make their voices heard during the pandemic.
Five key findings from the Being Chinese in Australia survey
Five key findings from the Being Chinese in Australia survey
The latest Lowy survey of Chinese-Australians captures views on belonging, trust, strategic competition, Covid and more.
Putin and Xi: Surviving Ukraine
Putin and Xi: Surviving Ukraine
Regimes built on a powerful personality are vulnerable when the economy sours. It’s a lesson that holds for party rule.
The Interpreter’s 2021 favourites: reconnecting with music and art
The Interpreter’s 2021 favourites: reconnecting with music and art
Australia might have been locked off from the world in Covid times, but culture knows no bounds.
Rich, hot and popular: the taming of Chinese celebrities
Rich, hot and popular: the taming of Chinese celebrities
Is the Party-state taking all the fun out of life?
Xi and beyond
Xi and beyond
More ambitious, more educated and more engaged — the CCP powers into the second century.
Australia-China relations: More hurdles ahead
Australia-China relations: More hurdles ahead
Across a range of issues, already high tensions may well increase. The public mood looks set to further sour.
The politics of being Chinese in Australia
The politics of being Chinese in Australia
A new Lowy Institute survey reveals a wide range of experiences and views around the Australia-China relationship.
Favourites of 2020: A lockdown loaf
Favourites of 2020: A lockdown loaf
When it came to baking bread, we were breaking bread as a community.
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