• Chang Diana Chang

    Diana Chang

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  • Chao Wen-Ling Chao

    Wen-Ling Chao

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  • Chen Alessio Wei Chen

    Alessio Wei Chen

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  • ChenZhuang Chen Zhuang

    Chen Zhuang

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    Chen Zhuang is studying Korean and Economics at Peking University and spent one semester studying at Hanyang University in South Korea as an exchange student. As the Chair of the Peking University China-Korea Communication Association, he helped organize the PKU International Cultural Festival. He has been involved in a research project on China’s water reform and water rights market jointly initiated by the University of Victoria and the Central University of Finance and Economics. At the Yenching Academy, he plans to combine the knowledge he has learned during his undergraduate studies with China Studies theories to investigate the problems China faces developing Sino-Korea trade and take advantage of this opportunity for cross-cultural exchange.

  • Christensen Thøger Kersting Christensen

    Thøger Kersting Christensen

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  • Cibralic Beba Cibralic

    Beba Cibralic

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    Beba Cibralic is a graduate of Wellesley College who spent her junior year abroad studying at the University of Oxford. She is from Sydney, Australia, but has roots in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She completed a double major in Philosophy and Political Science, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha. She wrote a thesis in philosophy on applying Just War Theory to the U.S.'s strategy in fighting ISIL/Daesh, has published on humanitarian intervention, and has presented at academic conferences in both the UK and in the U.S. on topics in ethics and political theory. She is passionate about language learning, and is on her way to becoming fluent in Russian and Spanish. Her concentration at the Yenching Academy is in Politics and International Relations. She is specifically interested in the history of Chinese diplomacy, U.S.-China relations, and contemporary political philosophy in China. 

  • Conrad  Emily Conrad

    Emily Conrad

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  • Cook Jenna Cook

    Jenna Cook

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  • DeButts Matthew DeButts

    Matthew DeButts

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  • Degtiarev Pavel Sergeevich Degtiarev

    Pavel Sergeevich Degtiarev

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    Pavel Degtiarev completed his undergraduate degree at University College London (UCL), where he studied Russian history at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He holds dual UK/Russian citizenship and worked at the Moscow office of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in the summer of 2015. At the Yenching Academy, he is pursuing the economics and management concentration of the Master's in China Studies program. He is interested in finance and clean energy investment in the context of China’s economic development over the next five years. Pavel completed a summer analyst program at J.P. Morgan in London before arriving in Beijing.