Acclaimed US commentator on China, Professor David Shambaugh
Professor David Shambaugh is an internationally acclaimed commentator on contemporary China. He is a Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Director of the China Policy Program at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Professor Shambaugh was the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by Victoria University of Wellington's New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre on Wednesday 2 July, which contemplated the radical policy reforms that were proposed by the Communist Party of China's Central Committee at the 2013 Third Plenum. His talk is titled: "New policies - has China done enough to secure its future? China at the crossroads."