Susan Lawrence

Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service

Susan V. Lawrence is a Specialist in Asian Affairs at the Congressional Research Service, a unit of the Library of Congress that provides the U.S. Congress with authoritative, non-partisan research and analysis. She covers political and security issues related to the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan. Ms. Lawrence joined CRS after a career spent largely in journalism, including 11 years as a Beijing-based staff reporter for major U.S. publications. In the 1990s, she was part of a team that conducted four interviews over a span of six years with then-Communist Party General Secretary Jiang Zemin. Ms. Lawrence holds an A.B. magna cum laude in East Asian Studies from Harvard College and an A.M. in Regional Studies – East Asia from Harvard University. She also studied in the History Department of Peking University for two years as an undergraduate.

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