Prof. Aihwa Ong selected to be 2020 Social Science Research Council Fellow

May 7, 2020

Current CSEAS Chair Prof. Aihwa Ong has been selected to be the 2020 Social Science Research Council Fellow. Prof. Ong will be in virtual residency with the SSRC on September 23–25, 2020, when she will lead seminars and deliver a public lecture entitled "Near-Humans, Cloned Monkeys, & CRISPR Babies: Productive Uncertainty in China's Quest for Biosecurity." The SSRC Fellow initiative, which was established last year, is intended to highlight the work of distinguished scholars to strengthen research and programming in the areas of interest to the SSRC. Aihwa Ong is Robert H. Lowie Distinguished Chair in Anthropology at UC Berkeley.