Chi Wang

Dr. Chi Wang, Co-Chair, U.S.–China Policy Foundation

Dr. Wang is the co-chair of the U.S.–China Policy Foundation. He has also been a professor of history at Georgetown University since 1969, specializing in contemporary U.S.–China relations. He helped found Georgetown University’s PhD program in Asian history in the 1970s. He also oversaw the development of the Chinese collection at the Library of Congress, where he worked in the 1950s. He has also produced a public television show called China Forum since 1990. He was one of the co-founders of the National Committee on U.S.–China Relations in 1966, and he helped advise the Carter administration and the first Bush administration about trade with China. In 1972, he represented the U.S. government in negotiations to establish cultural exchange projects with the Chinese government in Beijing.