Former Vice Chair and Secretary of the Board and Executive Committee

Former Executive Vice Chancellor, Duke Kunshan University
Former President of Agnes Scott College

Mary Brown Bullock joined The Asia Foundation’s board of trustees in 2006. She served as vice chair and secretary of the board from 2015 to 2018. Dr. Bullock, president emerita of Agnes Scott College, is an educator and scholar of U.S.-China relations. From 2012 to 2015 she served as the inaugural executive vice chancellor of Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. Earlier, she served as distinguished visiting professor of Chinese studies at Emory University, director of the Asia program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and director of The Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People’s Republic of China at the National Academy of Sciences. From 1995 to 2006 she was president of Agnes Scott College. A 1966 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Agnes Scott, she earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in Chinese History from Stanford University. Her most recent publications are The Oil Prince’s Legacy: Rockefeller Philanthropy in China (2011) and as co-editor, Medical Transitions in 201th Century China (2014). Dr. Bullock serves as a director of The Henry Luce Foundation (New York) and Genuine Parts Company (Atlanta). She is a member of the Schwarzman Academic Advisory Committee and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (New York). From 2004 to 2014 she chaired the China Medical Board. Among her honors is the 2016 Agnes Scott Distinguished Career Alumnae Award. Dr. Bullock and her husband, George, live in Atlanta, Georgia.