Hongying Wang is an associate professor of political science at the University of Waterloo and a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). She holds a BA from Peking University and a PhD from Princeton University. She teaches courses on Chinese political economy, Chinese politics, China and global governance, and Global South. Her research explores the interaction between structural and ideational forces, and between the domestic and the international in world politics and political economy. She is the author of Weak State, Strong Networks: The Institutional Dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment in China and co-editor (with Domenico Lombardi) of Enter the Dragon: China in the International Financial System. Her research has also been published in numerous academic journal articles, book chapters, and policy papers. In addition to her research and teaching, Professor Wang has been an active contributor to various public education programs. She has been a fellow of the “Public Intellectuals Program” of the National Committee on US-China Relations. She has appeared on various TV and radio programs, including C-SPAN, CBC, NPR, PBS, and TVO.