Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Jacques deLisle, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania Professor

Dr. Jacques deLisle is Director of FPRI’s Asia Program and the Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies and Deputy Directory of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Chinese politics and legal reform, U.S-China relations, cross-strait relations, and China’s engagement with the international legal order. Dr. deLisle has written extensively on China and Asia and serves regularly as an expert witness on issues of P.R.C., Hong Kong and Taiwan law and government policies. He received a J.D. and graduate education in political science at Harvard.