Roselyn Hsueh

RosiePicAssistant Professor

Office: 443 Gladfelter
Phone: 215-204-6388

Courses (Spring 2015):
China: State and Society (Undergraduate Research Prep)
Political Economy of Development (Ph.D. seminar)


Roselyn Hsueh (Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 2008) is Assistant Professor of Political Science. She is also affiliated with the Asian Studies Program. Her research focuses on International and Comparative Political Economy of Development.  Her book, China’s Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization (Cornell University Press/Cornell Studies in Political Economy, 2011) examines the politics of market reform and evolving government-business relations across industries in post-Mao China.

Professor Hsueh’s current research include a book manuscript under preparation, which investigates the mediating role of market governance in the relationship between global economic integration and development outcomes in China, India, and Russia. Her other research projects analyze China’s political economic engagement in Africa; the politics of trade policy in post-developmental state East Asia; and the relationship between economic and social control in China.

Scholarly journals, such as Comparative Political Studies and Governance, have published Professor Hsueh’s research. The Economist, Foreign Affairs, The Huffington Post, National Public Radio (NPR), and Inside Higher Ed have featured Professor Hsueh’s work and she has testified in Congress in front of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Professor Hsueh recently served as Residential Research Faculty Fellow at the Institute of East Asian Studies, U.C. Berkeley and Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law & Society, U.C. Berkeley School of Law. During her academic leave, she also conducted in-depth fieldwork in China, India, and Taiwan. Prior to arriving at Temple, Professor Hsueh served as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Southern California’s Center for International Studies, and conducted research in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan as a Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

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