Amos Irwin

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BA Amherst College; MA Fletcher School at Tufts University


Social and Environmental Impact of Chinese Investment in Latin America; China’s Clean Energy Innovation and Economic Relations with the US.


Amos Irwin is a research analyst in GEGI’s China’s Global Reach program. He has been a research assistant at the Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE) at Tufts University and a visiting researcher at the Universidad del PacĂ­fico in Peru. He received his Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in May 2012. He has published and presented on topics ranging from the social and environmental impact of Chinese mining investment in Latin America and Chinese loans to Latin America to China’s investment treaties, clean energy innovation and economic relations with the US. He has taught courses on Political Economy in China and Mandarin Chinese at the Tufts University Osher Center. He was a professor at Kunming University in Yunnan, China in 2009-2010 and speaks fluent Chinese and Spanish. He graduated from Amherst College in 2007 with a double major in history and physics.