The “Rising China”, the “Other China”,
and U.S.–China Relations

by Carol Lee Hamrin
November 7, 2005

Carol Lee Hamrin

Dr. Carol Lee Hamrin is a Research Professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and has taught at The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.She also is a consultant on training projects for the development of China’s non-profit sector.She became the senior China research specialist at the Department of State through 25years of public service, where she earned the esteemed Secretary of State’s Career Achievement Award. In 2003, she received the Center for Public Justice Leadership Award for outstanding public service. Dr. Hamrin is an expert on contemporary Chinese social and cultural change, human rights, religion and civil society, and US-China relations.

Dr. Hamrin has published many book chapters and journal articles; her books include God and Caesar in China: Policy Implications of Church-State Tensions (co-edited with Jason Kindopp, The Brookings Institution Press, 2004), Decision Making in Deng’s China (co-edited with Suisheng Zhao, M.E. Sharpe, 1997), and China and the Challenge of the Future: Changing Political Patterns (Westview Press, 1990).