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Adam K Webb

American Co-Director, Hopkins-Nanjing Center

Resident Professor of Political Science


Professor Webb has been based in Nanjing since 2008. Previously, he was Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard University, and a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In recent years, Professor Webb has taught courses on rural development and ethics and public policy, as well as the co-taught bilingual MA tutorial and the colloquium for MA thesis writers.

Professor Webb received his AB in Social Studies from Harvard University, and his MA and PhD in Politics from Princeton University.

Webb, A. K. (2015). Deep cosmopolis: Rethinking world politics and globalisation. New York: Routledge.

Webb, A. K. (2009). A path of our own: An Andean village and tomorrow's economy of values. Wilmington: ISI Books.

Webb, A. K. (2006). Beyond the Global Culture WarLondon: Routledge.



  • China
  • East Asia
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • South Asia


  • Culture, Religion and Politics
  • Globalization
  • Rural Development


  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

In the News

Mentalities of power: A response to Lourié's "road to transhumanism".

Adam K. Webb wrote for Simone Weil Center, 10/10

Deep cosmopolitanism.

Adam K. Webb interviewed on Dorothy’s Place podcast, 9/10