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Scott Kennedy is deputy director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

For over 14 years, Kennedy was a professor at Indiana University (IU). From 2007 to 2014, he was director of the Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business, and he was the founding academic director of IU's China Office. From 1993 to 1997, Kennedy worked at the Brookings Institution.

He is s the author of The Business of Lobbying in China and (with Chris Johnson) Perfecting China Inc.: China's 13th Five-Year Plan. Kennedy's articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, China Quarterly, China Journal, and the Journal of Contemporary China.

Last Updated: August 10, 2017