Courtney J. Fung

Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme

Courtney J. Fung


Courtney is an assistant professor of international relations at the University of Hong Kong and an associate-in-research at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.

Her research focuses on how rising powers, like China and India, address the norms and provisions for a global security order.

She is the author of China and Intervention at the UN Security Council: Reconciling Status (Oxford University Press, 2019).

She holds a PhD in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Past experience

2019 - present Associate in Research, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
2013 - present Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Hong Kong
2012-13 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Columbia-Harvard China and the World Program, Harvard University
2011-12 Research Fellow, International Security Program, The Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard University
2009-12 Fellow, Program on Global Peace Operations, Center on International Cooperation, New York University