Program Team

Domain Manager

Xing HuXing Hu managed the Nonprofits in China Program at the Hauser Institute. She joined the Hauser Center in March 2009 after about three years working with Ashoka: Innovators for the Public in Washington DC. She co-founded nonprofit organization Dream Corps in 2004, which recruits, trains and sends Chinese-speaking volunteers to rural areas in China to build libraries for children. Xing is originally from China, where she went to college and graduate school, and then worked for three years with the national government of China in Beijing. She has also worked briefly with the World Bank in Washington D.C. Xing received her BA in English from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Master of Laws in International Politics from Peking University, and Master of Public Policy from Duke University. She can be reached at

Advisory Committee

William AlfordWilliam Alford is Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, Director of East Asian Legal Studies, and Chair of Harvard Project on Disability, all at the Harvard Law School.

Lincoln ChenLincoln C. Chen is President of the China Medical Board. Dr. Chen was the founding director of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative (2001-2006), and in an earlier decade, the Taro Takemi Professor of International Health and Director of the University-wide Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (1987-1996). In 1997-2001, Dr. Chen served as Executive Vice-President of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Peter F. GeithnerPeter F. Geithner is an advisor to the Asia Center at Harvard University and a consultant to the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, Rockefeller Foundation, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and other organizations. Mr. Geithner was Ford Foundation’s first representative in China.

Arthur KleimanArthur Kleiman is one of the world’s leading medical anthropologists. He is also a major figure in cultural psychiatry, global health, and social medicine. Kleinman is the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology at Harvard University.

William KirbyWilliam Kirby is the T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor. He serves as Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University and Chairman of the Harvard China Fund.

Elizabeth J. PerryElizabeth J. Perry is Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government at Harvard and Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute. She is a comparativist with special expertise in the politics of China.

Anthony SaichAnthony Saich is Daewoo Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, Director of the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, and Faculty Chair of Asia Programs and the China Public Policy Program. He is also an Executive Committee Member of the Fairbank Center for China Studies and the Asia Center at Harvard University.