Lynn T. White III

Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School and East Asian Studies Program, Princeton, Princeton University

Lynn T. White III is Professor Emeritus and current Senior Research Scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School, Politics Department, and East Asian Studies Program of Princeton University.

His interests include China, comparative revolutions and reforms, and comparative organization. He is the author of "Unstately Power: Local Causes of China's Reforms," "Policies of Chaos," and "Careers in Shanghai." He has published articles in the American Political Science Review, China Quarterly, the Journal of Asian Studies, Modern China, and other journals. He is now working on a comparison of elections in several East Asian countries, on the effects of globalization in Taiwan, and on the U.S. perceptions of China's reforms. White has taught in the Political Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley, and was associated with the university's Center of Chinese Studies. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley.

His single-author books include "Rural Roots of Reforms before China’s Conservative Change" (June 2018), "Democratization in Hong Kong – and China?", "Philippine Politics" and "Political Booms." His next article is “Dictators against Dependence: Albania and Korea.”

Experience

  • –present
    Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School and East Asian Studies Program, Princeton, Princeton University

Education

  • 1972 
    University of California, Berkeley, Political Science (PhD)