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Dr. Roselyn Hsueh is a Professor of Political Science at Temple University, where she co-directs the Certificate in Political Economy. She is the inaugural Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley Economy and Society Initiative, U.C. Berkeley in 2024-2025. She is the author of Micro-Institutional Foundations of Capitalism: Sectoral Pathways to Globalization in China, India, and Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2022) (press and reviews), China’s Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization (Cornell University Press, 2011), and scholarly articles and book chapters on states and markets, comparative regulation and governance, and development and globalization. She is a frequent commentator on international politics, finance and trade, and comparative economic development. BBC World News, The Economist, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, National Public Radio, Nikkei, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other media outlets have featured her expert analysis. She has testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission and consulted for The Center for Strategic and International Studies and The National Bureau of Asian Research. She has served as a Global Order Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, member of the Georgetown Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues, and IEAS Residential Research Faculty Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley Law’s Center for Law and Society at U.C. Berkeley. She lectured as a Visiting Professor at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico and held the Taiwan Fellowship as a visiting professor at the National Taiwan University. She served as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She is a two-time recipient of the Fulbright fellowship, including the trans-regional and multi-country Fulbright Global Scholar Award, and other prestigious fellowships for research and international fieldwork. She held the Hayward R. Alker Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Southern California. She earned her B.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.