Amy Chua

Yale Law School


Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor at Yale Law School. She is the author of the best-selling books World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, Why They Fall, and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.

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L to R: Roger Berkowitz, Amy Chua, Walter Russell Mead. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni.

OCT 10, 2019 Podcast

The Power of Tribalism, with Amy Chua & Walter Russell Mead

"In our foreign policy, for at least half a century, we have been spectacularly blind to the power of tribal politics," says Amy Chua, author ...

Amy Chua. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni

MAR 7, 2018 Podcast

Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations, with Amy Chua

"The United States today is starting to display destructive political dynamics much more typically associated with developing countries: ethno-nationalist movements, the erosion of trust in ...