Dr. Qinghong Wang is the Special Projects Specialist under the President’s Office at the East-West Center. From 2010 to 2012, he was the Education Exchange Program Specialist at the East-West Center, coordinating China-US Education Exchange (CUSEE) programs. He is a founding member of the China-US Strategic Philanthropy Partnership (CUSP), a leading network promoting research, exchange and collaboration between the philanthropic sectors of China and the US since 2010. He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS since 2007. He was the Young Leaders Program participant from 2004 to 2011 and the Lloyd (Joe) R. and Lilian Vasey Fellow from 2006 to 2007 at Pacific Forum CSIS. His research focuses on the role of international NGOs in China, the development of philanthropy in China and the US, and both traditional and nontraditional security issues across the Asia-Pacific region. He holds a PhD in Political Science and an M.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He grew up in Beijing and received his B.A. from Peking University, where he majored in Chinese Language & Literature and minored in Chinese Law.