Senior Lecturer on Government
Nara Dillon teaches Chinese politics and comparative courses on urbanization, globalization, and poverty alleviation. Her research focuses on the politics of welfare and charity in China and other developing countries. Her publications include At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and Statebuilding in Republican Shanghai (Stanford, 2008) and Radical Inequalities: China's Revolutionary Welfare State in Comparative Perspective (Harvard, 2015). She has also written articles on civil society, refugee relief, and contemporary welfare reform in China and India.
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