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Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-5:45 or by appointment.
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Enjoying café life in Biot, France with future colleague Solomon Nichols Blecher.
- Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1969
- Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1972
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1978
Marc Blecher is Professor of Politics and East Asian Studies. He received his B.S. degree from Cornell and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His specialty is Chinese politics, and he has published several books and dozens of articles on local politics, popular participation, and political economy in China. His current research on China focuses on two projects: workers' politics and local governments' role in economic development. He teaches about these subjects as well as Asian politics and political economy, Marxist theory, and comparative politics.