• Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

    386
  • Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

    386
  • Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

    386

Faculty Profiles

Back

Chen, Lanhee J.

Visiting Thought Leader, CEIBS;
David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow,
Hoover Institution of Stanford University

Dr. Lanhee J. Chen is the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer in the Public Policy Program, and an Affiliate of the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. He is also currently a Senior Counselor at the Brunswick Group, an international business advisory firm, and an Operating Partner of New Road Capital Partners, a private equity fund.

Chen's career has included work in American politics, the U.S. government, the academia, and business. Chen is a veteran of several high profile U.S. political campaigns and served as policy director for Governor Mitt Romney's 2012 bid for the presidency. In that role, he was Romney's chief policy adviser; a senior strategist on the campaign; and the person responsible for developing the campaign's domestic and foreign policy. He also advised the 2016 presidential campaign of Florida Senator Marco Rubio. Previously, Chen served as a presidentially appointed member of the Social Security Advisory Board and a senior appointee at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the George W. Bush Administration.

Chen earned his Ph.D. and A.M. in political science from Harvard University, his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, and his A.B. magna cum laude in government from Harvard College.