Julian Baird Gewirtz is a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, where he is a doctoral candidate in modern Chinese history. His first book, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press in January 2017. He is fluent in Chinese and has worked for Alibaba, Facebook, and Caijing magazine in China and the United States. Gewirtz’s writing on Asia and other topics has been published by the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and The Economist. He received a master’s degree in history from Oxford University in 2014 and graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 2013.