Wendy Leutert received her Ph.D. in government from Cornell University in 2017. Her research focuses on Chinese political economy, specifically the reform and globalization of China's state-owned enterprises. Her work has been supported by the U.S. Department of Education through the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad and the Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Programs, the Brookings-Tsinghua U.S. Exchange Fellowship Program funded by the Ford Foundation, the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Chinese Scholarship Council, the Cornell East Asia Program and others. Her research is forthcoming or has been published in The China Quarterly and Asia Policy. At CSCC, Wendy will work on revising her dissertation into a book manuscript and develop additional projects focused on the politics of reform in China's state-owned economy. Between 2013 and 2016, she was a visiting researcher at Peking University (2013-2016) and the Brookings Institution and the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy (2014- 2015). She holds master's degrees in international relations from Cornell University and Tsinghua University.