I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, appointed at the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources and the Rotman School of Management.  (I am currently on leave from the MIT Sloan School of Management.)  I am also an investigator with The Governance Project at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

My research focuses on global trade and worker rights, as well as politics and policy in contemporary China.  It appears in peer-reviewed social science journals including the American Journal of Political ScienceManagement Science, The Journal of PoliticsComparative Political Studies, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.  

I previously worked on the faculty of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.  I also lived in mainland China for five years, including fellowships through the U.S. Fulbright Program and the Yale-China Association.  I received a BA in Cognitive Science from Yale University and a PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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