Eric Yang is a senior at Harvard College studying History and Government. He has also completed a semester abroad at Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. Before joining the Bush China Foundation in March, he interned at McKinsey Shanghai and the American Enterprise Institute. Outside of the classroom, he serves as the Vice President of the Harvard College China Forum, North America’s longest-running and leading student-run conference on China. He has also been a director of a Harvard community service program that provides tutoring to Chinese American residents of Greater Boston for the U.S. naturalization exam.
Eric’s research interests center around how American and Chinese historical memory have shaped the U.S.-China bilateral relationship and both countries’ domestic politics.