Roderick MacFarquhar (Harvard University)
Roderick MacFarquhar is the Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science at Harvard and once and current Director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research. His publications include The Hundred Flowers Campaign and the Chinese Intellectuals, the final two volumes of the Cambridge History of China (edited with the late John Fairbank), and a trilogy, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution. There is also a wikipedia entry devoted to him. In previous personae, he has been a journalist, a TV commentator, and a Member of Parliament.