James Sundquist

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James Sundquist is a second-year PhD student studying International Political Economy. His research centers on competition and cooperation in and among international financial institutions. He is also interested in explaining countries’ choice of development strategies and Chinese perspectives on development assistance.

Prior to study at Yale, James worked as the first foreign faculty member of Cuizhu Middle School in Changzhou, China, where he taught English, and still visits regularly.


  • International Relations