Xiajuan Chen

Academic Year: 
To Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Fudan University
Research Interest: 
Multi-Stakeholders and the Rule Making of Global Environmental Politics: The Study of Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Xiajuan Chen is a PhD candidate in the department of International Politics at Fudan University, and she is also a Fox International Fellow (2014/15) at Yale University. Xiajuan earned both of her Bachelor and Master Degrees from Shandong University, where she was the president of Shandong University Model United Nations Association. Started from the experience during that time, her doctoral project intends to dig out the relationship between multi-stakeholders participation and the achievement of global environmental agreements, focusing on the rulemaking process of Rio Conventions (UNFCCC, UNCED and UNCBD) before and after the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. Chen also worked on co-editing the serial book of Global Map of Think Tanks and got interested in the operation and research of policy making.