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Séverine Arsène

Dr Séverine Arsène spearheads the publication of AsiaGlobal Online. She scours books, research papers, reports and conference proceedings, and connects with researchers, policymakers, professionals in diverse industries and other experts, to curate the most enlightening Asian stories on global issues. She is the person to contact if you would like to contribute to AsiaGlobal Online.

Prior to helming AsiaGlobal Online, she sharpened her editorial skills as the chief editor of the peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary social sciences journal China Perspectives, from 2013 to 2017.

A political scientist and sinologist, Dr Arsène has published extensively on Chinese cyber policy, notably as an associate researcher at the Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) in Hong Kong. She previously held teaching and research positions at the University of Lille (France), the CNRS Communication and Politics Laboratory (Paris, France) and Orange Labs in Paris and Beijing. She was a Yahoo! Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University. She holds a PhD in political science from Sciences Po Paris.