Professor Emeritus, Political Science
Ph.D, Political Science
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Resume / CV
Suzanne Ogden is a professor emeritus in the Department of Political Science, and a faculty associate in the Center for Emerging Markets, Northeastern University. She is also a research associate in Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. As a China specialist, she has focused primarily on the interplay of culture, development, and politics. Prof. Ogden is best known for her books Inklings of Democracy in China; China’s Unresolved Issues; 11 editions of Global Studies: China; and China’s Search for Democracy: The Student and Mass Movement of 1989 (the last co-authored with Kate Hartford, Lawrence Sullivan and David Zweig). In recent years, she has shifted her research focus to research on China’s role in the Mekong River Basin and the Greater Mekong Subregion.
- Author and Editor, Global Studies; China (Guilford, Ct.: McGraw Hill), 12th edition, 2007.
- Author, Inklings of Democracy in China, (Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University Press), 2002.
- Co-Author, with Mayer, L., Burnett, J., Tuman,J., Comparative Politics: Nations and Theories in a Changing World,( Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall), 3rd edition, 2000.
- Author, China’s Unresolved Issues: Politics, Development and Culture, 3rd edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995.
- Project Director and Chief Editor, in collaboration with Kathleen Hartford, Lawrence Sullivan and David Zweig, China’s Search for Democracy: The Student and Mass Movement of 1989. (M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, N.Y.) 1992.
Awards and Honors
- 2012, Grant for field research on Mekong River Basin. Sumitomo Foundation, Japan.
- 2010-11, Grant for field research on Mekong River Basin. Casa Asia, Barcelona.
- 2005, Honorary Professor, Sichuan University.
- 1996-97: Fulbright Teaching Grant, China’s Foreign Affairs College (Waijiao xueyuan), Beijing.
- 1992: Twenty-Eighth Annual University Lectureship: The Robert D. Klein lecturer, in recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement, professional contribution, and creative classroom activity.
- 1988: American Council of Learned Societies, Social Science Research Council; Grant to study Chinese at Stanford Directed Interuniversity Center in Taiwan.
- 1979: Melon Grant, awarded to develop course on Ethics and Business (to be taught in Business School). Declined.
- 1976-1977: American Council of Learned Societies, Social Science Research Council: Grant for study of Chinese Foreign Policy.
- 1976: National Endowment for the Humanities, on post-1949 writings of Mao Zedong (Prof. Kau Ying-mao, director, Brown University).
- China’s Role in Developing the Mekong River Basin: Governance, Sustainable Development, and the Energy-Water Nexus
- Editorial Board: Journal of Contemporary China.
- Supervisor, Northeastern University exchange with Meiji University’s School of Political Science and Economics. 2011-2014.
- Editorial and advisory board member, Meiji Journal of Political Science and Economics. Online journal of School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University. http://mjpse.meiji.jp/
- Founding Board of Directors, Greater China Business Council of New England.
- International Political Science Association, Board Member, Research Committee on Asian and Pacific Studies (RC 18)
- Association of Asian Studies
- National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
- 2011, Visiting Scholar, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore.
- 2010, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University.
- 1995-96, 1997: Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England; Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Cambridge University