Director of the East Asian Studies Program; Assistant Professor of International Relations. (BA, Beijing University, China; MA, University of South Carolina; PhD, Princeton).
Specialization: China Politics, Comparative Political Economy, and Asian International Relations.
Min Ye’s teaching and research interests include foreign direct investment policies and regional integration in East Asia. Her dissertation examines how economic liberalization in developing countries is shaped by external linkages and domestic interest group politics with a focus on economic reform in China and India since the late 1970s. In studying Asian regionalism, she centers on China and examines how local governments and transnational corporations serve as the driving force for regional cooperation in East Asia.
Ye coauthored (with Kent Calder) The Making of Northeast Asia, Stanford University Press, 2010. She has published articles in various journals and presented papers at professional conferences. She is the recipient of various grants at Princeton, including the Bradley Scholarship and Bobst Peace Foundation. External grants include Japan ’s Millennium Education Scholarship and the Pacific Forum Fellowship in Hawaii. She has been a visiting fellow at Waseda University in Japan, Chinese Academy of Social Science in Beijing, SAIS John Hopkins University in Washington DC, and Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in New Delhi.