Shannon Tiezzi, Research Associate
Shannon graduated from Harvard University with an A.M. in Regional Studies- East Asia. Prior to that, she received her B.A. from the College of William and Mary, with a double major in Chinese and English. She studied Chinese language at Tsinghua University and has worked in China as a research assistant and translator at Shanghai Normal University and as a teacher for Guizhou Normal University. Her main area of interest is modern Chinese culture and literature.
Ariane Rosen, Program Assistant
Ariane graduated from the University of Cambridge with an MPhil in International Relations after receiving her B.A. in International Relations and Writing from Rollins College. Her main research focus has been on U.S.-China Relations. She has spent time studying Chinese in both Shanghai and Xi’an and interned at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
Catherine Beck, Program Assistant
Catherine is currently pursuing an M.A. in Asian Studies at The George Washington University and received her B.S. in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University. With nearly five years of experience working in China, her primary focus is on Chinese domestic politics and foreign policy, including U.S.-China relations.