Fengshi Wu is Associate Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. She is a world leading scholar in environmental politics, state-society relations, and global governance with the empirical focus on China and Asia. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard-Yenching Institute (2008-2009) and a Graduate Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences (2004). Her academic works have appeared in China Journal, Environmental Politics, VOLUNTAS, China Quarterly, Global Environmental Politics, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Journal of Contemporary China and International Studies Quarterly. She recently edited the book China’s Global Conquest for Resources (Routledge, 2017) on Chinese overseas investment in and acquisition of natural resources.
Currently, A/Prof. Wu is the inaugural Series Editor of Environment and Society in Asia, Amsterdam University Press, and serves on the Board of the International Society for Third-Sector Research.
A/Prof. Wu received her PhD in political science from University of Maryland and BA (Hons) from Beijing University, and, before moving to Australia, she held academic positions in the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Chinese University of Hong Kong.