Meicen Sun

Meicen Sun

Biography

Meicen Sun is a PhD student of international relations and political economy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests include international security, the political economy of technology, and Chinese foreign policy. She received her A.B. with Honors from Princeton University and her A.M. with a Certificate in Law from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to MIT, Sun conducted research at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa.

Papers

"National borders don't stop in the physical world – they're in cyberspace too" World Economic Forum (Jan. 16, 2019). link

"Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could,)" The Diplomat (Nov. 20, 2018.) link

"Laws, Stories and Beyond: A Comparison of Nine Influential Titles Using a Reconstructed Analytical Space," (March 7, 2017). MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-7. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2928693

"A Bigger Bang for a Bigger Buck: What China’s Changing Attitude Toward UN Peacekeeping Says About Its Evolving Approach to International Institutions." Foreign Policy Analysis 2016 orw056. doi: 10.1093/fpa/orw056

Biography

Meicen Sun is a PhD student of international relations and political economy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests include international security, the political economy of technology, and Chinese foreign policy. She received her A.B. with Honors from Princeton University and her A.M. with a Certificate in Law from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to MIT, Sun conducted research at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa.

Papers

"National borders don't stop in the physical world – they're in cyberspace too" World Economic Forum (Jan. 16, 2019). link

"Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could,)" The Diplomat (Nov. 20, 2018.) link

"Laws, Stories and Beyond: A Comparison of Nine Influential Titles Using a Reconstructed Analytical Space," (March 7, 2017). MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-7. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2928693

"A Bigger Bang for a Bigger Buck: What China’s Changing Attitude Toward UN Peacekeeping Says About Its Evolving Approach to International Institutions." Foreign Policy Analysis 2016 orw056. doi: 10.1093/fpa/orw056