Dr Jennifer Hsu
China’s state-society relations, Chinese civil society, NGOs, development, social policy, philanthropy, Overseas Chinese communities, Australia-China relations
Jennifer Hsu is a Research Fellow and the Project Director of the Multiculturalism, Identity and Influence Project at the Lowy Institute. She is the lead author of the Lowy Institute’s Being Chinese in Australia: Public Opinion in Chinese Communities survey report.
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 Senior Visiting Fellow at the Social Policy and Research Centre at the University of New South Wales. Her research expertise broadly covers Chinese state-society relations, Chinese civil society, the internationalisation of Chinese NGOs and the Chinese diaspora and she has published widely in these areas.Jennifer provides regular commentary to Australian and international media outlets including, ABC, BBC, CNN and NHK Japan.