Si Wu

Summer in the Field Fellow, 2023

Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Boston University
M.A., Journalism, Northeastern University, 2020
B.S., Physics, Imperial College London, 2016

Si Wu is a Summer in the Field Fellow, 2023 and a Ph.D Candidate at the Boston University Department of Political Science. She received her B.S. in Physics from the Imperial College London.

For her Summer in the Field Fellowship, Si will conduct field interviews of politicians, community organizers, policy entrepreneurs, legal professionals and human resources representatives in two cities within Guangdong Province, China. She seeks to understand the impact of ending China’s one-child policy on gender inequality in employment in the world’s largest economy. Si hopes to contribute to scholarship on the nature of economic, political, and social inequality and the impact of policies affecting women’s agency to lead to broader, social and economic transformation. 

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