Sungmin Rho

Sung Min RHO

Assistant Professor, International Relations/Political Science
Spoken languages
English, Chinese, Korean
Areas of expertise
  • Trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  • Migration and Labour
  • Authoritarian Government
  • Public Opinion and Behaviour
  • Chinese politics



PhD, Stanford University

Before joining the Graduate Institute, Sungmin Rho obtained a PhD from the department of Political Science at Stanford University and was a post-doctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at University of Pennsylvania. Her research bridges international and comparative political economy with a regional focus on China.


Selected publications


Selected publication:

“Why Don’t Trade Preferences Reflect Economic Self-Interest?” (with Michael Tomz), International Organization, forthcoming

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