Institute for Corean-American Studies

Gordon G. Chang

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, released by Random House in January 2006. His first book is The Coming Collapse of China (Random House, August 2001). Gordon lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades, most recently in Shanghai, as Counsel to the American law firm Paul Weiss and earlier in Hong Kong as Partner in the international law firm Baker & McKenzie. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the International Herald Tribune, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, and the South China Morning Post. Gordon now blogs at Commentary magazine's site,

Gordon has spoken at Columbia, Cornell, Princeton, Yale, and other universities and at The Heritage Foundation, the Cato Institute, RAND, the American Enterprise Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations, and other institutions. He has given briefings at the National Intelligence Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, the State Department, and the Pentagon. Gordon has also spoken before industry and investor groups including Sanford Bernstein and Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia. He has appeared before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission and has delivered to the Commission a report on the future of China's economy.

Gordon has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, CNBC, MSNBC, the BBC, and Bloomberg Television. He has also appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Outside the United States Gordon has spoken in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, The Hague, Toronto, Vancouver, and Taipei.

He has served two terms as a trustee of Cornell University.

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