Austin M. Strange is a Research Associate at AidData, where he helped co-create the Tracking Chinese Development Finance initiative. Currently he is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Goverment at Harvard University. Previously he attended Zhejiang University (M.S.), Peking University, Tsinghua University, and The College of William & Mary (B.A.), and was formerly a researcher at the U.S. Naval War College's China Maritime Studies Institute.