DAVID A. REZVANI, D.Phil. Oxford University, is a Visiting Research Assistant Professor and Lecturer at Dartmouth College. His research interests include political integration, Asian politics, and US foreign policy. He is the author of Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Determination, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories, which is forthcoming with Oxford University Press in the spring of 2014. He is now completing a second book manuscript on partial independence entitled, China’s Golden Egg: The Survival of Hong Kong’s Freedoms Amidst Authoritarian Rule. His work has also appeared in the Political Science Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Ethnopolitics, and the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.
He has previously taught at Harvard University, MIT, Oxford University, Trinity College, and Boston University. He has held research fellowships at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and has won research grants from Harvard University, Oxford University, Trinity College, the Smith Richardson Foundation, Boston College, and Hong Kong University. As a speaker of English, Mandarin Chinese, and Persian, he has conducted fieldwork in Europe, China, and the Middle East.