Dr. Joseph Fewsmith (傅士卓) is currently a professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University. He is one of the seven regular contributors to the China Leadership Monitor, a quarterly web publication analyzing current developments in China. He travels to China regularly and is active in the Association for Asian Studies and the American Political Science Association. His articles have appeared in such journals as Asian Survey, Comparative Studies in Society and History, The China Journal, The China Quarterly, Current History, The Journal of Contemporary China, Problems of Communism, and Modern China. He is an associate of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University and the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future at Boston University.