Letter from the Director: New Directions

Dear Friends of the RCCPB, It is with gratitude to all supporters of the Center that I report that I have decided to step down from the position of the Director of the RCCPB when my current term ends on June 30, 2017, due to my other commitments and plans. I would like to refocus […]

Event Recap: “Social Transformation and Non-Profit Organizations in China”

China’s growing non-profit sector includes a wide variety of organizations with varying levels of official recognition, explained Chu Songyan in her recent lecture. Not only is the definition of “non-profit” inconsistent from a conceptual and regulatory point of view, but non-profit status is difficult to realize. The existing system raises high barriers for official recognition, […]

Letter from the Director: Welcome to a New Semester and New Year

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Winter has finally arrived in Bloomington, blowing in with the new semester. After a busy first half of the academic year, I’m happy to say that the chill has not slowed activity at the Center. The RCCPB will continue on a path of growth and change throughout 2016 as we welcome […]

Four Faculty Join RCCPB as Senior Associates

At the end of this fall 2015 semester, the RCCPB is proud to welcome four faculty to the Center as Senior Associates.               Wang Wen is Assistant Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He earned his PhD in Public Administration from […]

RCCPB Welcomes Two New Staff

The RCCPB is excited to welcome two new student workers to its Bloomington office. Research Assistant Mike DeDad and Program Officer Sun Xiaohan joined the Center late this semester and will work on research, events, and administration. Mike DeDad is completing a PhD in Economics at Indiana University. He worked for three years with the […]

Minton Outlines a Path Forward for North Korea Policy

The nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula is not likely to be solved by direct negotiations, said IU School of Global and International Studies Professor of Practice Mark Minton in his December 7th lecture. Rather, he argues, the US should build a diplomatic “back door” to solve the issue, putting Seoul on the leading edge […]

New RCCPB Website

Welcome to the new website for the RCCPB. The Center is moving to a new platform that we hope will make it easier for those following us to receive content, view on mobile devices, and navigate. Thank you for your patience as we work out the bugs involved in rolling over to a new architecture […]

RCCPB Opens October with First Fall 2015 Events

The RCCPB kicked off its Fall 2015 Event series with a lecture titled “Examining China in Global Theoretical Perspectives: an Axiomatic Recalibration” from the Peking University School of Government Executive Dean Fu Jun. The talk centered on modeling the trajectory of China’s growth, explaining its period of growth lagging behind that of western countries, and illuminating […]

Welcome to Fall Semester 2015

The RCCPB is excited to begin a new semester here at Indiana University. Welcome to all of the new students, faculty and staff joining us. Exciting new developments are underway for the Center as we settle in to our new Bloomington office at IU’s Global and International Studies Building, finalize our fall event schedule, and […]