Amid headlines speculating on the state of U.S.-China relations, Joshua Eisenman, an assistant professor of public affairs at the LBJ School, spent three weeks (April 19- May 5) in China speaking about his recent books and conducting public diplomacy on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.
- Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
- M.A. in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
- B.A. in East Asian Studies, The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs
- Policy Process and Institutions
- Development Policy
- International Affairs and Diplomacy
Joshua Eisenman’s (马佳士) research focuses on Chinese politics and foreign relations with the United States and the developing world—Africa in particular.
Dr. Eisenman’s forthcoming book, "Red China’s Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development Under the Commune" (Columbia University Press, 2018), applies economic and political theories to explain the political economy of rural China during the Mao era. Working with Eric Heginbotham, has he also co-edited "China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World" (Routledge, 2018), which analyses China’s strategies in various regions of the developing world and evaluates their effectiveness. Dr. Eisenman's second book, "China and Africa: A Century of Engagement" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), co-authored with David H. Shinn, was named one of the top three books about Africa by Foreign Affairs. He is also co-editor of "China and the Developing World: Beijing's Strategy for the 21st Century" (M.E. Sharpe, 2007).
Dr. Eisenman work has appeared in numerous publications including Foreign Affairs, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Current History, and Journal of Contemporary China. He has been a visiting faculty member at Fudan University (2017), Peking University (2016), and NYU-Shanghai (2011-12), and served as a policy analyst on the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission and as a fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and at the New America Foundation.
- Spring 2018 - 60725 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Spring 2018 - 60685 - PA 383G – Policy Making in a Global Age
- Fall 2017 - 60835 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Spring 2017 - 61320 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Spring 2017 - 61255 - PA383G - Policy Making in a Global Age
- Fall 2016 - 60645 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Spring 2016 - 60240 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Spring 2016 - 60185 - PA383G - Policy Making in a Global Age
- Fall 2015 - 59885 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Spring 2015 - 61045 - PA383G - Policy Making in a Global Age
- Fall 2014 - 62545 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy