Vice Chair of the Board and Executive Committee
Dean, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia
Harry Harding joined The Asia Foundation's board of trustees in 1992. In early-2009, he was named Dean of the University of Virginia's new Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Previously, he was dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs and professor of international affairs and political science at George Washington University. Dean Harding is a member of the board of directors of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and the Atlantic Council, a member of the Board of Governors of the Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. He has served as a member of the U.S.-PRC Joint Commission on Scientific and Technological Cooperation, the Defense Policy Board, and as the president of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. He is recognized as one of America's pre-eminent China scholars.