Joseph Fewsmith is Professor of International Relations and Political Science as well as Director of the Boston University Center for the Study of Asia. He is the author or editor of seven books, including China Today, China Tomorrow (2010) and China since Tiananmen (2nd edition, 2008). His forthcoming book is “Blurring the Lines: The Logic and Limits of Political Reform in China”(Cambridge University Press, 2012). He is very active in the China field, traveling to China frequently and presenting papers at professional conferences such as the Association for Asian Studies and the American Political Science Association. He is one of the six regular contributors to China Leadership Monitor, a quarterly web publication analyzing current developments in China, and publishes regularly in academic journals and books. He is also an associate of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University and the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future at Boston University.