cropped-David-Alistair-e1383584547250.jpgDAVID A. REZVANI, D.Phil. Oxford University, is a Resident Research Scholar 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-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories (Oxford University Press, 2014). [For more information at Oxford University Press click here]. He is now working on a new monograph on Hong Kong’s autonomous status amidst Chinese authoritarian rule. His work has also appeared, or is forthcoming, in peer reviewed journals such as the Political Science Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Ethnopolitics, Territory Politics Governance, and Small States and Territories.

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.