David Bachman

Professor, Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies
David Bachman



David Bachman is the Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies. He was chair of the China Studies Program from 1992-2003 and Associate Director of the Jackson School from 2000-2001 and 2003-2010. His research and teaching interests are Chinese Domestic and Foreign Policy, International Political Economy, Asian Politics, , International Relations, and U.S. – China Relations.


  • Stanford University, Ph.D., in Political Science, (Chinese Politics), 1984
  • Stanford University, M.A., in Political Science, 1977
  • Swarthmore College, B.A., with High Honors, in History (Political Science minor), 1975