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Orville Schell

Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations

Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations. He is a former professor and dean at the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

Previously, he worked for the Ford Foundation in Indonesia, covered the war in Indochina as a journalist, and was a professor and dean at the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. He has served as a television commentator for several network news programs, has worked both as a correspondent and consultant for a number PBS "Frontline" documentaries, and been the correspondent for an Emmy award-winning program for "60 Minutes."

Schell is the author of 15 books, 10 of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes.He has also contributed to numerous edited volumes.

Last Updated: July 19, 2017