Dr. Yujia He is an assistant professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, University of Kentucky. Previously she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS). She has also worked in Washington D.C. as a visiting fellow for the Atlantic Council’s Scrowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and as a researcher for the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program. She is interested in international political economy, science and technology policy, and governance issues in emerging markets. She has published journal articles on the trade and governance of critical minerals, and numerous think tank reports on Chinese overseas investment, AI development, data privacy governance, and citizen science. She has also provided media commentary for the United Nations University, SciStarter, the Financial Times, and OZY. Her work has received funding from HKUST IEMS, the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing, the George Washington University Center for International Business Education and Research, and the Sam Nunn Security Program. She obtained her PhD in International Affairs, Science and Technology (IAST) and MS in International Affairs from Georgia Tech, and BS in Chemistry from Peking University and Stanford China Program certificate.