I-wei Jennifer Chang is a Research Assistant in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy at an embassy in Washington, D.C. Previously, she conducted research for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. She is a specialist in Chinese foreign policy, East Asia, Sino-Middle Eastern relations, and ethnic and religious minorities in China. She is author of "Chinese Policies on the Arab Spring" in The International Politics of the Arab Spring: Popular Unrest and Foreign Policy, edited by Robert Mason (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). She has written for The Jamestown Foundation's China Brief, Middle East Research and Information Project, and Duke University's ISLAMiCommentary. She is a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and the University of Maryland.
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