Hyman Professor and Director, China Studies at SAIS
David M. Lampton joined The Asia Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 2006, becoming the Chairman of the Board in 2014.
David M. Lampton is Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where he also heads SAIS China, the school’s overall presence in the PRC. Chairman of the The Asia Foundation, former president of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and former Dean of Faculty at SAIS, he is the author of The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Might, Money, and Minds (2008) and The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy (editor, 2001). He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Stanford University. He has an honorary doctorate from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Far Eastern Studies, is an Honorary Senior Fellow of the American Studies Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, was winner of the Scalapino Prize in 2010, and is a Gilman Scholar at Johns Hopkins. His newest book, Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping, has just been published by UC Press in January 2014.