Profile picture for user Yue Florence Lin

Yue Lin

Ph.D. student
Personal Statement

Yue Lin is a second-year Ph.D. student in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Her main research interests cover global investment, multinational corporations, and state-business relationships in emerging markets. Through quantitative research and social network analysis, she explores how outward economic behaviors help emerging powers (re)shape the global economic and political landscape.

Prior to her doctoral studies, Yue gained experience at the American Enterprise Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, two top-ranking think tanks in Washington, D.C., where she worked on demographic and educational policies, as well as Chinese business and governance. She also served as a Research Assistant for the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University, focusing on development finance institutions. Yue is a proud alumna of Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and Hong Kong Baptist University.

Primary Subfield
International Relations
Secondary Subfield
Methodology & Formal Theory
Academic Advisors
Ryan Brutger