Denise van der Kamp


Associate Professor, Oxford University 2017-2018 CSCC Postdoctoral Fellow

Denise van der Kamp was a 2017-2018 CSCC postdoctoral fellow. She will be starting a position as Associate Professor at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies in September 2021. Her research explores issues in developmental politics and environmental governance with a focus on China. In particular, she examines strategies for implementing environmental policies in contexts where both rule of law and civil society are weak. Her book, Clean Air at What Cost? is under contract with Cambridge University Press. Her research been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Research Grants Council in Hong Kong.

Prior to Oxford, Denise was an Assistant Professor at City University of Hong Kong. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2017, her M.A. in Political Science from McGill University, and her B.A. from the University of Cambridge.