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Xin Liu
Professor of anthropology
Phone: (510) 642-0705
Email: xinliu@berkeley.edu
Expertise: Social/cultural anthropology. His main interests are contemporary China and social theory.

Xiao Qiang
Director of the Berkeley China Internet Project at the Graduate School of Journalism and chief editor of China Digital Times
Office phone: (510) 643-7034
Cell phone: (510) 206-2351
Email: xiao@berkeley.edu
Expertise: Xiao earned a B.S. from the University of Science and Technology in China and studied astrophysics at the University of Notre Dame from 1986-1989. He became a full-time human rights activist after the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Xiao was executive director of the Human Rights in China organization from 1991-2002. He is teaching classes on China and human rights and participatory media and is researching the intersection of China's democratic transition, technology and media, as well as Internet censorship

Andrew Rose
Bernard T. Rocca Jr. Professor of International Trade and director of the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy at the Haas School of Business
Phone: (510) 642-6609
Email: arose@haas.berkeley.edu
Expertise: International trade patterns, currency crises, determining monetary exchange rates, and banking and exchange crises in developing countries.

Steven Weber
Professor of political science; and at the School of Information
Office: (510) 642-8739 Cell: (510) 928-0657
Email: steve_weber@berkeley.edu
Additional contact: Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations: (510) 643-5651, kmaclay@berkeley.edu

Background: Weber's expertise includes international relations, national security, international business and the information economy. He has held academic fellowships with the Council on Foreign Relations, served as special consultant to the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, and worked with the U.S. State Department and other government agencies on foreign policy issues, risk analysis and forecasting. Weber is a long time consultant on global political economy issues for Global Business Network, a member of the Monitor Group.