Jessica Chen Weiss is Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University. She is the author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations (Oxford University Press, 2014). Her work appears in International Organization, China Quarterly, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Security Studies, Foreign Affairs, Journal of Contemporary China, and Review of International Political Economy. She was previously an assistant professor at Yale University and founded FACES, the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford, while an undergraduate at Stanford University. Weiss is an editor at the Washington Post Monkey Cage and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, she received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2008, where her dissertation won the 2009 American Political Science Association Award for best dissertation in international relations, law and politics. Her research has been supported by the Cornell China Center, Uppsala East Asia Peace Program, Institute for the Social Sciences and Einaudi Center at Cornell, National Science Foundation, Fulbright-Hays program, and University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation.