Graduate Student Political Science The College of Lib Arts & Sci
Weining Ai is a political science PhD candidate in the School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University. He was born and grew up in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. His research explores the processes and outcomes of economic sanctions, military coercion, international conflict, cooperation and trade, and Chinese foreign policy. His dissertation project investigates how international economic and security network dynamics influence the effectiveness of economic sanctions and military coercion.