John Wagner Givens

Poli Sci Prof studying China

John is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at Kennesaw State University. He teaches courses on China and Asia, as well as American Politics and International Political Economy. He has published on Chinese foreign policy, online politics in Asia, and the Malaysian media. His current book project examines lawyers that sue the Chinese state. John previously held positions at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Louisville, and the University of the West of England. He was briefly a member of Hong Kong’s only bluegrass band and owns what is presumably the world’s only seersucker Mao suit, which was paid for by China Central Television.