Research Assistant, Center for China Analysis
Hongjia Yang is a Research Assistant at the Asia Society Policy Institute's Center for China Analysis. His research focuses on the evolution of Chinese technocrats, U.S.-China technological competition, and cyberspace governance. A native of Shanghai, Hongjia is pursuing a double degree in International Relations and Statistics at the University of Virginia. His primary research on China explores the impact of bureaucratic systems on governance. Prior to his current role, he was an intern at the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution, where his research delved into the ascent of China’s technocratic elite.