Hongying Wang is an associate professor of political science at the University of Waterloo. She holds a BA from Peking University and a PhD from Princeton University. She teaches courses on international political economy, international business and development, politics and Asia, Chinese politics, China and global governance. Her research explores the interaction between structural and ideational forces, and between the domestic and the international in world politics and political economy. She has written a book on the institutional dynamics of foreign direct investment in China (Oxford University Press) and a number of academic journal articles and book chapters on global governance, Chinese politics, political economy, and foreign relations. In addition to her research and teaching, Professor Wang has been an active contributor to various public education programs. She has been a fellow and an advisor of the “public intellectual program” of the National Committee on US-China Relations. She has appeared on various TV and radio programs, including the News Hour, C-SPAN, and NPR.