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Ka Zeng

Ka Zeng

Distinguished Professor, Director of International and Global Studies, University of Arkansas

Ka Zeng is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of International and Global Studies at the University of Arkansas. Her research focuses on China’s role in the global economy, in particular Chinese trade policy, China’s behavior in global economic governance, and China-related trade dispute dynamics.

Dr. Zeng is the author or co-author of Trade Threats, Trade Wars (Michigan, 2004), Greening China (Michigan, 2011) and Fragmenting Globalization (Michigan, 2021). She is also the editor or co-editor of China’s Foreign Trade Policy (Routledge, 2007), China and Global Trade Governance (Routledge, 2013), Handbook on the International Political Economy of China (Edward Elgar, 2019), the Research Handbook on Trade Wars (Edward Elgar, 2022), and China and the WTO (Cambridge, 2023). She is a contributor to journals such as International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Organizations, Review of International Political Economy, World Development, Economics & Politics, Business and Politics, Journal of Experimental Political Science, Journal of World Trade, International Interactions, China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China, Social Science Quarterly, Chinese Journal of International Politics, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Pacific Affairs, and China & World Economy. Dr. Zeng is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Wong Center for the Study of Multinational Corporations. She is also a fellow in cohort V of the Public Intellectuals Program sponsored by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.