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Center for Chinese and American Studies

Annual Report 2008


Message from the American Director, Nanjing

Greetings from Nanjing where we are experiencing a remarkably smooth start to the 2008-2009 academic year. For a week now, blue skies (yes, really blue) and low 70s temperatures have reigned supreme. The draw to our lovely courtyard has never been greater. Yet, from what I see, our largest student body ever and our wonderfully talented faculty have been avoiding too much temptation and have been hard at work. “We have been lucky,” I mused to a senior Chinese scholar at a recent banquet in his honor. “No,” he said, “You have a history that makes you successful in China. You know how to get the right people together.” In response to his further praises of the Center, I wanted to agree without sounding self-congratulatory. “David Lampton,” I offered, “says the Center is a national treasure for both the United States and China.” “He’s right because...” the scholar began, “well, he’s usually right.” I would like to express, with greater confidence than my interlocutor, my support for Dr. Lampton’s statement. The Center has had the good fortune to become such a treasure for both nations because of its remarkable 23-

year history of Chinese, Americans and citizens of many other countries coming together to learn and exchange ideas in a spirit of openness to each other. What is possible now is built on this history. So, while 2007-2008 was a challenging year for China, it was, as this report shows, an outstanding year for the Center. Major academic reforms jointly designed by American and Chinese faculty were approved; there were dramatic improvements in teaching evaluations; we graduated the first students to receive our historic M.A. degree accredited both in the United States and China; extremely successful student recruiting attracted the largest student body ever to the Center and a highly talented one at that; and we saw great success in graduate school and job placements. As this report illustrates, notable scholars and government, professional and business leaders regularly visit and speak here, even when we cannot afford a speakers fund to compensate them. Corporate recruiting visits also hit a new high. The Center’s growing cooperation with innovative,


knowledge-capital firms is exemplified by the recent announcement of the new Accenture China Strategy Prize for Thought Leadership. For all our successes, however, there are many challenges before us, none more pressing than those of securing the financial stability of the American side of this joint academic venture. Hence, it is the great good fortune of the Center to have been able to recruit Eugene Martin, with his impressive talents and rich experience, to serve as Washington Office director at this time. Whatever challenges we face, Gene, Chinese Director Huang Chengfeng and I can take comfort in what we know to be the deep reservoir of energy, talents and vision of the Center’s alumni and friends. The other day one of our typically talented and successful graduates dropped by for a brief visit to discuss offering some internships for our students. Soon he had to dash off to catch the train to make a meeting back in Shanghai. As he hustled out, Jonathan Keller, HNC program

coordinator, thoughtfully mentioned that our visitor might use the new building exit to expedite his departure. The alumnus shot back over his shoulder, “I think I’ll walk through the courtyard. I like to walk through the courtyard.” Whether one’s strongest feelings are for the courtyard or the library, courses and professors, roommates and friends, this is the intangible spirit of the Center. And, as long as it exists, we can overcome any obstacles and strive to attain the best hopes of this place. Please do visit the Center when you have time – come and tap into its spirit. Sincerely,

Jan Kiely American Director


Message from the Director, Washington Office Since becoming director of the Washington-based Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) management team in March 2008, I have been impressed by the global network of HNC alumni, faculty and supporters. As my colleagues and I consider how best to provide for the Center’s well being from our positions at The Johns Hopkins University (JHU), we plan to utilize this network to help our far-flung graduates maintain contact with the Center and to encourage their involvement in its future. As we travel, we hope to connect with alumni and former faculty in each region to inform them of current developments at the HNC and to urge their engagement and support. We have many donors to thank for their generosity during the past year. The JHU Hopkins-Nanjing Center Advisory Council, under the chairmanship of Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, has taken an active role to support the Center. New members have joined the council and long-time members have renewed their commitment to help ensure a stable fiscal foundation for the Center. Faith in the Center and its mission is expressed in many ways. One of the most striking examples is the extraordinarily generous gift from Jeanne Barnett, the wife of the late A. Doak Barnett, a pioneering scholar of Chinese politics and a faculty member at JHU’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Mrs. Barnett’s contribution of her husband’s private library, which includes a number of rare volumes

dating from the end of the 19th century into the 1950s, will establish the Center’s first rare books collection. I welcome the opportunity to build on our success in this and future years. The Johns Hopkins University leadership is proud of its special relationship with Nanjing University. We at the Center are grateful to all who have been involved in building this relationship, including JHU president emeritus, Steven Muller and president William Brody. As Hopkins continues to build relationships in China, with the Center taking the lead, I look forward to the involvement of our newest president, Ronald J. Daniels and others in the Hopkins community, including alumni, friends and supporters. I welcome your advice and involvement with the Center and hope to meet as many of our stakeholders as possible in the year ahead. I know American Director Jan Kiely and Chinese Director Huang Chengfeng will welcome your visit to the Center.

G. Eugene Martin Director, HNC Washington Office The Johns Hopkins University


Student News The Hopkins-Nanjing Center class of 20072008 proved an exceptional class with many outstanding students and a close-knit community. Under the leadership of admission director, Elizabeth Bestani, the Center saw a 22 percent increase in international student applications, yielding an academically strong class of Master of Arts in International Studies and Certificate in Chinese and American Studies candidates.

national and international campaign for relief and recovery. With the banwei taking the lead, a joint effort by Chinese and international students raised more than U.S. $4,000 for the Chinese Red Cross.

Last year’s HNC students brought an ideal combination of academic excellence and a strong interest in building community among Chinese and international students. For the first time, the Center enrolled both first and second year M.A. candidates. Benjamin Cantwell’s successful thesis defense on January 11, 2008, was an historic moment for the Center as he became the first student to complete requirements for the M.A. Nine students followed Cantwell completing requirements for the degree in June.

Even though tested by highly sensitive issues such as political unrest in Tibet, student-run current events discussion groups remained active throughout the year. Rarely, if ever in China, did such open discussions in the immediate aftermath of political upheaval in Lhasa take place as they did at the HNC. American Director Jan Kiely wrote, “the uniqueness of the Center’s institutional mission was actually exemplified by the fact that these student-led discussion forums were held, and that the students had the opportunity to discuss some of the difficulties of these issues at a time of such political tension and the most intense Chinese government political campaign in many years.”

Beyond the classroom, student life remained full and interesting throughout the year. The student committee, banwei, launched into its duties focused on drawing Chinese and international students closer together. Outside the classroom, students participated in joint cultural activities, pursued their interests in the arts and music and served as volunteer tutors at a primary school and orphanage for migrant laborers. The tragedy of the Wenchuan earthquake brought shared pain and sadness and a collective will to join the

Graduating students did extremely well with graduate school acceptances and jobs offers. Three of Accenture’s four select summer internships for all of China went to Center graduates. Students continuing to graduate school were accepted in prestigious programs including Oxford University, New York University’s Law School, Stanford University, University of California (Berkley, San Diego and Irvine) and The Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International


Studies (SAIS). Other graduates are starting their careers at leading organizations in the private and nonprofit sectors.

Faculty News The Hopkins-Nanjing Center attracts worldclass scholars and teachers. Under the capable leadership of the Chinese and American directors during the 2007-2008 academic year, the Center’s faculty received enthusiastic student assessments and many are choosing longer-term commitments to enhance their careers at the Center. The American and Chinese faculty include highly productive, prominent scholars who contribute to the Center’s vibrant scholarly community and whose accomplishments have elevated the Center’s reputation for both scholarship and teaching. This year David Kaye (Law) and Alex Hybel (Political Science) both completed book manuscripts and Andy Wedeman (Political Science) was prolific in publishing articles, producing conference papers and serving as the most widely interviewed and quoted faculty member in Chinese and international media. Bob Bianchi (Law) and Hua Tao (History/ Sociology) cooperated on several research projects, including a book on Chinese Muslims.

Beyond the Center’s campus, our faculty is active in academic and scholarly endeavors. Kaye and Bianchi were invited to participate in a conference in Hong Kong for Fulbright law professors in China. They are contributing to a conference volume on American law for use in Chinese universities and law schools sponsored by the Hong Kong America Center at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In late May 2008, three American faculty were invited by Nanjing University Vice President Zhang Yibin to lecture at the Institute for Advanced Research in Humanities and Social Sciences. Ken Louie (Economics) lectured on the state of the U.S. economy, Hybel compared the foreign policies of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, and American Director Jan Kiely (Chinese History) discussed the intermingled histories of Chinese and Americans over the last century. The Faculty Luncheon Seminar newly organized by Dong Guoqiang (Chinese History) and Wilton Fowler (American History) remained a popular and intellectually robust venue, giving American and Chinese faculty regular opportunities to exchange views. Hybel’s discussion of the role of ideology in the world system was particularly well received. Kiely delivered a talk on his manuscript on moral education and modern prisons in Republican China.

Offering the Center international recognition, several members of the Chinese faculty received prestigious fellowships at leading U.S. university research centers. During the spring semester Hu Cheng (Chinese History) went to Harvard on a Harvard-Yenching Fellowship. During the 2008–2009 academic year, Shi Bin ’94 (Political Science) is serving as a Harvard-Yenching Fellow in Cambridge and Dong Guoqiang is taking academic leave in Palo Alto as the first Chinese scholar ever to be awarded a Stanford Humanities Fellowship.

Visiting Scholars Adding to the academic talent, several former Center affiliates returned as visiting scholars to participate actively in the HNC intellectual community. Alison Denton Jones ’00, Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Harvard University; Denise Hare ’87, professor of economics at Reed College; Helen McCabe ’93, associate professor of education at Hobart and William Smith College; and Zhang Zhenqing ’00, Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Minnesota; along with Zhao Xuegong, a noted historian of U.S.-China relations from Nankai University in Tianjin, joined the Center during the spring term.


General Lectures The Center’s academic reputation is well known throughout Chinese and American educational, governmental and research institutions. A wide array of visitors delivered lectures and spent time at the Center interacting with students and faculty. Fall 2007

“The HopkinsNanjing Center attracts worldclass scholars and teachers.”

Sun Qian, dean, Institute for Financial and Accounting Studies, Xiamen University: “Privatization: A World Phenomenon.”

John Berninghausen, Truscott Professor of Chinese, Middlebury College: “Forty-five Years of China Studies in the United States.”

Alexis Dudden, associate professor of history and director of Humanitarian Studies, University of Connecticut: “Japan’s Troubled Apologies.”

Shen Zhihua, professor of history, East China Normal University and a leading specialist on the history of Sino-Soviet relations: “Mao Zedong, Khrushchev and the Sino-Soviet Split.”

Joseph Tucker, clinical physician and research associate, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School: “The Return of Syphilis to China.”

Howard Balloch, president, The Balloch Group, Beijing, a former Canadian ambassador to China: “The Current Challenges in Relations Between China and the West.”

Ching May Bo, professor of history, Sun Yatsen University, Guangzhou: “Nationalism Within Modernity: Regional Identity in the Processes of China’s Modern National Construction.”

Kenneth Jarrett ’89, Vice Chairman, Greater China, APCO Worldwide, former consul general, U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai: “U.S.-China Relations: Current Outlook, Challenges and the 2008 Elections.”

Anne Thurston, senior research professor of China Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University: “The Other China: Same Country, Different Worlds?”

Philip West, fellow at the HNC Institute for International Research, former HNC American director, and professor of modern asian affairs, University of Montana: “Chinese Counter Narratives of the Asia Pacific War.”

Hong Yang, director, U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute and associate professor of biology and geology, Bryant University, Rhode Island: “Dawn of Redwood Conservation in China: Back from the Brink.”

Zhang Shaoyu, research fellow, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: “Ancient Military Legal Thought and Modern Military Law.”

Guy Alitto, associate professor of history and East Asian languages, University of Chicago: “Necessary Virtue: The Pragmatic Origins of the Cultural Revolution.”

Yang Yusheng, professor, Law School of the Chinese University of Politics and Law: “Community Self-Governance and Chinese Civil Society.”

Bruce Parrott, professor and director of the Russian and Eurasian Studies Program, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University: “Russia and Asia in a New Geopolitical Era.” Wang Xiaode, professor, Department of Social History, Fujian Normal University: “Thoughts to consider about the ‘Americanization’ of the World.” Chang Chung-fu, professor of minority studies, Taiwan Chengchi University: “Does Hui Nationality Belong to ‘Familiar Strangers’?: Modern Islamic Society in Western China.” Jon Franzen, award-winning author and writer for The New Yorker: “My Bird Problem.”


Spring 2008 Dong Jian, dean, School of Language and Literature, Nanjing University: “Problems in Literary and Arts Criticism Since 1949.”

Larry Abramson, education correspondent, National Public Radio: “Education and Public Radio in America.”

Ni Jianping, deputy director, Shanghai Institute for American Studies: “Chinese Policy Toward Africa and the Creation of China’s National Image: Perspectives on Cultural Promotion.”

Qiang Zhai, professor in the Department of History, Auburn University: “Ho Chi-Minh, Mao Zedong and the Cold War.”

Lin Gang, professor and director, Center for Taiwan Studies, Institute of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai University of Communications: “The Taiwan Election and Its Implication for Cross-straits Relations.” Zhenxiong (Joe) Zhou, president (China), Park-Ohio Industries Co., Ltd.: “How an American Manufacturer Can Succeed in the Growing Area of U.S.-China Trade.” Dennis Hickey, HNC faculty ’89-90 and professor of political science, Missouri State University: “U.S. Interests in Taiwan.” Stephen S. Roach, chairman, Morgan-Stanley (Asia): “Globalization or Localization: A Debate for the Next Cycle.”

Xu Bu, deputy director-general, Department of Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China: “External Conditions Influencing China and Chinese Diplomatic Policy.” Carl Walter, chief operating officer, JPMorgan Chase Bank (China) and Peter Lighte, chief executive officer, JPMorgan Chase Bank (Asia): “A Conversation With Carl Walter and Peter Lighte.” Alison Denton Jones ’00, fellow at the HNC Institute for International Research and Ph.D. candidate in sociology, Harvard University: “This Isn’t (Only) Your Grandmother’s Religion: Major Characteristics and Trends of Buddhism in China Today.”

Helen McCabe ’93, professor of education, Hobart and William Smith College and fellow at the HNC Institute for International Research: “Autism in China: Promoting Awareness, Assistance and Advocacy.” Terence Stewart, managing partner, Stewart & Stewart (Washington, D.C.): “The WTO Doha Round: End Game in Sight?” Major General Bernard “Burn” Loeffke, U.S. Army retired, former U.S. defense attaché in Beijing: “A Conversation About U.S.-China Relations.” Ariana Lindquist, Shanghai-based photojournalist with Time and The New York Times: “Photographs From the Sichuan Earthquake Zone.” Walter Andersen, associate director of the South Asia Studies Program, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University: “The Rise of India and China.”


Conferences and Corporate Visitors One of the advantages of being a joint-venture institution is the opportunity to share a number of academic activities with our partner university. Several conferences of general interest were held at the HNC this year. A sampling of conferences and events follows.

“The Center’s academic reputation is well known throughout Chinese and American educational, governmental and research institutions.”

The Processes of International Negotiation (PIN) “Road-Show” is an international organization of scholarly experts and practitioners who analyze international negotiation and conflict resolution. Presenting members included I. William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Distinguished Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution and director of Conflict Management at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; Franz Cede, Austrian ambassador to Belgium and NATO; Paul Meerts, deputy general director, The Netherlands Institute of International Relations; Victor Kremenyuk, deputy director of the Institute of U.S.A. and Canada Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences; Rudolf Avenhaus, a professor at the University of Munich; Jacob Bercovitch, a professor at the School of Political Science and Communications, University of Canterbury (New Zealand); and Tanja Huber, coordinator of the Young Scientists Summer Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.

The National Committee on United States-China Relations (NCUSCR) 2007 Young Leaders Forum. The program brings together a group of highly successful and promising Chinese and Americans from various fields to improve their cross-cultural understanding and exchange ideas. The Young Leaders Forum fellows and program advisers mingled with students and faculty during an evening reception. NCUSCR was represented by its president, Steve Orlins; vice president, Jan Berris; and senior program officer, Jon Lowet. “Remembering and Representing the Nanjing Massacre in China, Japan and the United States.” On the 70th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, the Center held a miniconference reflecting on this atrocity and its global impact. The event included an extended panel discussion featuring several leading historians including: Professor Alexis Dudden, University of Connecticut; Professor Philip West, University of Montana; Professor Takashi Yoshida, Western Michigan University; and Professor Chen Qianping, Nanjing University. The event was moderated by the HNC’s Professor Alex Hybel. Starting with a visit from a McKinsey & Company (China) human resources team, the

Center welcomed a number of private sector representatives including André Dallaire, cheif executive officer, China, Japan, Korea, Tapei, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies; Jan-Goon Kim ‘93, director of operations, TPG Capital, Ltd.; and Francis Bassolino ‘93, mangaging partner, China operations, Alaris Consulting. These visits offered opportunities for corporate partners to interact with students and faculty and to learn more about the Center and its programs. Visitors participated in a variety of activities including lectures, substantive discussions, company presentations and interviews.

Corporate Visitors • Accenture • Alaris Consulting • CBI Consulting China • China Market Research Group • Citibank • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies • eno • Exclusive Analysis, Ltd. • The French Trade Promotion Association • McKinsey & Company • Noble Group • TPG Captial, Ltd. • Z-Ben Advisors


Event Spotlight Career Day 2008 Alumni and friends of the Center joined students at the annual Hopkins-Nanjing Center Career Day seminar in Shanghai on March 21, 2008. Students interacted with expert panelists and participated in mock interview sessions as they learned about careers in consulting, finance, public relations/marketing, public service, journalism/media, law and non-government organizations. Many Career Day speakers noted the respected reputation of the Center in the corporate communities of greater China. Francis Bassolino ’93 of Alaris Consulting articulated it best when he commented on how the Center’s “influence has grown exponentially” and is well-known in the corporate world. Mark Mechem ’96 of CBI told students at his panel that he only now realizes “how much of an advantage it (being at the Center) was” for his career in China and that he would “never trade this experience for anything.” Sponsored by the W. P. Carey Foundation, TPG Capital, Ltd. and McKinsey & Company, the event attracted more corporate participants than ever, in addition to others from a wide variety of fields. Echoing comments of several panelists, Michael Hickman, a partner in the Shanghai office of the international law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, told HNC students that his firm is “very interested in a steady stream of bilingual, bicultural talent like that which comes from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center.”


HNC Alumni Chapters and Leadership Domestic Boston Zhou Wujin ’00, S’03

“Adding to the Chicago Michael Wright ’02

academic talent, Los Angeles TBA

several former New York City Maggie Lewis ’98

Center affiliates San Francisco Kelly Kong ’01

returned as Seattle Jennifer Akin ’98

visiting scholars

Washington, D.C. Amanda Douglas ’99, S’03

to participate International

Beijing actively in the Hardy Simes A&S ‘05, ‘06, S’07

HNC intellectual Paris Hsu Tao ’97

Edward Buckingham ’97 community.” Shanghai Li Tong ’01

HNC Alumni Activity Today more than 1,800 Hopkins-Nanjing Center alumni are putting their training and in-depth bicultural knowledge to good use. Alumni maintain their connections with each other and the Center through involvement with Center alumni clubs on both sides of the Pacific. Eight clubs have emerged offering a platform for alumni to network and maintain the relationships they built at the Center. Socially concerned alumni have also directed their talents toward volunteerism and civic responsibility. This year, in conjunction with Project Hope, clubs in Beijing and Shanghai pooled their efforts to organize donations and blood drives benefitting areas hit by the Wenchuan earthquake. For more information about alumni clubs, please contact the Hopkins-Nanjing Center at 202.663.5805 or nanjing@jhu.edu or visit the Center’s Web site at www.nanjing.jhu.edu.


The Johns Hopkins University Advisory Council for the Hopkins-Nanjing Center 2007 - 2008 Honorary Chairman George H.W. Bush Former President of the United States Houston, Texas

Lucille A. Barale Lawai, Hawaii Michael R. Bloomberg Mayor of New York City New York, New York Peter Bowie CEO Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Shanghai Wm. Polk Carey Chairman W. P. Carey & Co. New York, New York Gerald Chan Chairman Morningside Technologies Shanghai Laura Chen Director Sterling Enterprises Ltd. Hong Kong

Chairman J. Stapleton Roy Former United States Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Singapore, and Indonesia; Managing Director, Kissinger Associates, Inc. Washington, D.C.

Chairman Emeritus Burton Levin Former United States Ambassador to Burma; Former Consul General in Hong Kong; SIT Investment Visiting Professor of Asian Policy, Carleton College Sherborne, Massachusetts

Eva Cheng CEO Amway Greater China Hong Kong

F. Richard Hsu Managing Director J. T. Tai Foundation Glendale, Arizona

Peter D. Nickerson Managing Director Growth-Link Overseas Ltd. Singapore

Donald J. Shepard Chairman AEGON N.V. Baltimore, Maryland

André Dallaire CEO, China, Japan, Korea, Taipei Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Shanghai

Jin-Goon Kim ’93 Director of Operations TPG Capital, Ltd. Hong Kong

Morris W. Offit Chairman and CEO Offit Capital Advisors LLC New York, New York

Henry S. Tang Managing Partner Carnegie Towers Group, Inc. New York, New York

Anne LeBourgeois Grieves Hong Kong

Gordon Orr Chairman, Greater China McKinsey & Company Shanghai

Carl Walter Managing Director and COO (China) JP Morgan Chase Beijing

T.C. Fei Administrator Fei Yi-ming Journalism Foundation Hong Kong Patricia Haas Cleveland New York, New York Sylvia Hassenfeld President Hassenfeld Foundation New York, New York

Stephen O. Lesser Los Angeles, California Steven Muller President Emeritus The Johns Hopkins University Washington, D.C. Dennis L.T. Nguyen ’95, M.A.’08 Chairman New Asia Partners Ltd. Shanghai

Russell S. Passarella CEO Phoenix Biometrics, Inc. Tucson, Arizona Julie Reinganum Group Chair Vistage Mill Valley, California

Benjamin Yeung Chairman Samuel Pollard Foundation Arcadia, California

“Adding to the academic talent, several former Center affiliates returned as visiting scholars to participate actively in the HNC intellectual community.”


Honor Roll of HNC Supporters We extend our thanks to each donor who made a contribution or commitment to the Hopkins-Nanjing Center during the last fiscal year, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008. While donor lists are reviewed carefully, please notify us at 202.663.5805 or nanjing@jhu.edu in the unfortunate event of an error. The Center provides today’s rising leaders the best educational experience in Sino-American relations, supported by gifts from alumni, individuals, corporations and foundations. On behalf of the Center’s students, faculty and staff, we thank you again for your support allowing us to conduct our important educational mission and to have a positive impact on Sino-American relations.

“Faith in the Center and its mission is expressed in many way.”


Corporations and Foundations Amway (China) Co., Ltd. Chubb Pacific Underwriting/ Chubb Group of Companies Citigroup Foundation ConocoPhillips Elizabeth and Frank Odell Family Fund Freeman Foundation Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Jill McGovern and Steven Muller Fund JPMorgan Chase Foundation J.T. Tai & Co. Foundation, Inc. Lehman Brothers, Inc. Mathias Tang Charitable Gift Fund Medtronic Foundation The Morningside Foundation M-N-D Offit Family Trust of the Jewish Communal Fund Oriental Decor of South Florida, Inc. PepsiCo Foundation Providence Foundation, Ltd. Samuel Pollard Foundation TPG Capital, Ltd. W. P. Carey Foundation, Inc.

Individuals James A. Anderson ’89 David Aschheim Jeanne Badeau Barnett Peter T. Bazos ’02 Elizabeth C. Bowditch ’87 Jennifer Brooks ’94 Michael Buhl ’94 Brantley Turner Bradley ’00 Don Broda ’92 Timothy B. Brown Wynne Brown ’98 Joseph Casey ’04 Laura Chen Chin Wahsun George Crane ’89 James DeSantis ’06 Mario DeSantis Rosemary Draper-Gallant ’87 Edward A. Dunn ’04 James Thomas Dunne B’82, S’84 Loren Fauchier ’88 Cyrus Townsend Frelinghuysen ’04, S’05 David M. Frey S’95 Noah S. Friedman ’00 Jonathan Gallant

Mark Garlinghouse ’91 Brian C. Gendreau S’76 Mark F. Giordano ’94 Meredith A. Giordano ’94 Denise Hare ’88 James Robert Heller Pamela Y. Hill ’87 Meghan Houlihan ’06 Betty Lou Hummel S’46 Kenneth H. Jarrett ’89 Jin Chunqing ’88 Jin-Goon Kim ’93 Kong Mei ’93 Anne A. LeBourgeois Grieves S’80, * Michelle D. LeSourd ’88 Stephen O. Lesser B’63, S’63, * Thomas J. Limongello ’00 Shari E. Litow ’93 Ma Yunxia ’87 John W. MacDonald ’87 Helen McCabe ’93 Eric T. Miller ’97 Kathryn Mohrman Katherine J. Nagel Daniel Offit ’95 Ryan B. Ong ’05

Russell S. Passarella A&S’70, * Daniel J. Pescatore ’05 Nicholas Platt S’59, ** Susan M. Puska ’89 Qi Kezhan ’95 Kari Roe ’95 Eric Rotzoll ’93 J. Stapleton Roy *** Leon M. S. Slawecki ’88 Tian Qunjian ’88 Emmie Taing ’95 Henry S. Tang * Mathias Tang ’05 Liza D. Tobin ’04 Carolyn W. Townsley Gregory Waldrop ’96 Wang Shengzhe ’02 Benjamin Wetstone ’06 Robin Wray Xi Jing ’02 Naho Yamada ’06 Yeung Wai ’06 Mayuko Yoshida ’04 Mitsuru Yoshida Zhang Xiaoying ’96 Zhu Jing ’01

Hopkins-Nanjing Center alumni are designated by year. Alumni of other divisions within The Johns Hopkins University are specially designated with the following abbreviations: The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies – “S” The SAIS Bologna Center – “B” Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences – “A&S” HNC Advisory Council Member – * SAIS Advisory Council Member – ** HNC Advidory Council Chair – ***


Thank You Alumni Volunteers Thank you to all alumni who have remained actively involved in the Center by volunteering your time and expertise. In recent years alumni leaders have organized and participated in alumni chapter activities, organized 20th anniversary reunions, joined in panel discussions at the Center’s 20th anniversary and Career Day, lectured current students, reviewed admissions applications, and shared their experiences with prospective and current students.

“The Center: A national treasure for both the U.S. and China.”

If you have provided volunteer support for the HopkinsNanjing Center, please let us know via email at nanjing@jhu.edu.


Brendan Acord ’07 Jennifer Akin ’98 Emma Ashburn ’05 Francis Bassolino ’93 Elisabeth Bellows ’06 David Blumental ’89 Brantley Turner Bradley ’00 Andrew Brodey ’89 Edward Buckingham ’97 Mark Cabana ’05, S’07 Christi Caldwell ’00 Ariana Cha ’07 Wm. Patrick Cranley ’87 Orlando Crosby ’07 David Dorson ’04 Amanda Douglas ’99, S’03 Desmond Fang ’06, S’08 Fei Jia ’05 Feng Chuan ’03 Julie Gao Zheng ’04 Guang Lei ’88

Min Tha Gyaw ’06 Denise Hare ’97 Gary Huang ’03 Hsu Tao ’97 Hu Suyun ’96 Brandon Jackson ’06 Winston Jin Chunqing ’88 Jin Shiwei ’04 Alison Denton Jones ’00 Jin-Goon Kim ’93, * Kelly Kong ’01 Kong Yani ’03 Michelle LeSourd ’88 Maggie Lewis ’98 Li Li ’99 Li Tong ’01 Liang Kan ’88 Dana M. Liu ’97, S’98 Liu Zhuo ’96 Thomas Limongello ’00 Lu Qing ’03

Isa Luo Ying ’01 Bill Lyons ’87 Helen McCabe ’93 Denis McMahon ’05 Mark Mechem ’96 Emily Fong Mitchell ’97 Daniel Murphy ’07 Dennis Nguyen ’95, S’08, * Brent Parsons ’06 Peng Yan ’90 Delia Pocan ’06 Qin Xiao ’05 Qiu Aijun ’00 Andrew Ranson ’94 Ren Donglai ’87 Karen Richardson ’98 John Robinson ’01 Kenn Ross ’98 T. Hardy Simes A&S’05, ’06, S’07 Edward Smith ’97 Chi-Chu TS Chang ’00

Matthew Turzo ’07 Gregg Waldrop ’96 Jennifer Ngo Waldrop ’96 Wang Juan ’04 Wong Lei Chen ’05 Michael Wright ’02, S’05 Yang Kai ’04 Ella Yu ’03 Yu Zhou ’97 Zhang Zhenqing ’00 Zhao Peng ’94 Zhao Xiaoping ’02 Philip Zhou ’03 Zhu Ming ’99 Jen Zhu Zhen Zhen A&S’98, ’03 Zhu Zhengdong ’02

Hopkins-Nanjing Center alumni are designated by year. Alumni of other divisions within The Johns Hopkins University are specially designated with the following abbreviations: The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies – “S” The SAIS Bologna Center – “B” Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences – “A&S” HNC Advisory Council Member – * SAIS Advisory Council Member – ** HNC Advidory Council Chair – ***


Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008

Uses of Funds 2% 1% 6% Faculty Support - $1,294,000

30%

Student Services & Scholarships - $737,286

25%

Administration - $641,620 Fundraising - $157,094

Support from individuals like you is essential to provide the best instruction and academic support necessary to train future leaders in China’s complex global relationships. Maintaining and growing this high standard is a priority for us. Thank you for your support.

Building Operations - $1,109,000 Library - $256,000

4%

Research - $55,000 Other - $100,000

17%

Sources of Funds

15%

14% 30% 5% 1%

Grants - $1,285,000 Tuition - $1,491,000 Gifts - Corporations, Foundations - $702,900

16%

Gifts - Individuals - $54,571 Endowment Payment - $201,000 Other - $597,000

34%


To become involved with The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, Visit us at: www.nanjing.jhu.edu Hopkins-Nanjing Center American Staff Hopkins-Nanjing Center Nanjing University Nanjing, CHINA 210093 Fax: 86.25.8330.1102 Jan Kiely, American director Email: jkiely@hnc.nju.edu.cn Telephone: 86.25.8359.2436 Milo Manley, deputy American director Email: mmanley@hnc.nju.edu.cn Telephone: 86.25.8359.2437 Jonathan Keller, American program coordinator Email: jkeller@hnc.nju.edu.cn Telephone: 86.25.8359.2453 Julie Sisk, American projects and conference coordinator Email: jsisk@hnc.nju.edu.cn Telephone: 86.25.8359.2415

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