Associate Professor of Political Science, Portland State University; Author, China's Democratic Future: How It Will Happen and Where It Will Lead
From 1995 to 2002 Dr. Bruce Gilley lived in and reported from China for the Far Eastern Economic Review He is a frequent advisor to governments and non-profits on matters of democracy and human rights in Asia. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy and as a program evaluator for Radio Free Asia's Mandarin Service. Dr. Gilley received his B.A. in International Relations at the University of Toronto and a Masters of Economics at Oxford. After working in China for ten years, he earned a PhD at Princeton as a Woodrow Wilson Scholar. In addition to China's Democratic Future (2004), Dr. Gilley is the author most recently of The Right to Rule: How States Win and Lose Legitimacy (2009). His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Comparative Political Studies, and the European Journal of Political Research as well as the Wall Street Journal and The International Herald Tribune.