Visiting Scholars

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APSI welcomes a select number of scholars from the Asia Pacific region to visit Duke each year.

Visiting scholars are nominated by APSI faculty members and are expected to conduct independent research and engage with faculty and students at Duke.

Once you have connected with an APSI faculty member who has approved your research proposal, please contact us to obtain more information about visa requirements and timelines.

Our 2018-2019 visiting scholars are:

  • Qing Cai, Sichuan University | Research interest: Crisis and Reconstruction: the Transition of Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine since 20th Century
  • Lingguo Cheng, Nanjing University | Research interest: The effects of interaction between genotypes and air pollution on cognitive functions among the Chinese elderly, with comparative analysis using the U.S. data
  • Lixia Mei, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law | Research interest: International comparative study about local upgrading in global value chains
  • Ei Shu, Kyushu University | Research interest: How social movements influence a firm's level responsiveness and whether resource-poor firms can benefit from social activism when their industry is targeted
  • Yijun Xing, Beijing Jiaotong University | Research interest: Indigenous leadership and Chinese traditional cultures from a West-Meets-East perspective
  • Mei Hu, Zhejiang Normal University | Research interest: International medical aid to Africa and its enlightenment to China