Yaping Wang was senior editor of Carnegie’s Chinese content including its monthly Chinese newsletter, Carnegie China Insight. She also manages the daily operations of Carnegie’s Asia Program in Washington, DC and liaises with Carnegie’s Beijing Center.
Before joining Carnegie, Yaping led a two-year research project in Singapore on the political environment for civil society development in China. Her research at Carnegie focuses on China’s foreign policy in developing countries especially Southeast Asia. Yaping’s publications in both English and Chinese have appeared on Financial Times, The Independent, South China Morning Post, and Global Times. Her articles in the Carnegie China Insight have been reprinted widely among Chinese academic journals and newspapers. Her most recent research is on the political impact of Chinese overseas investments as well as Southeast Asia amidst the U.S.-China power dynamics.