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Abbey Newman is Associate Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago. She has over two decades of experience in university administration and project management related to East Asia, having served as Executive Director of the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and Program Associate at the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Before that, Abbey worked in Hong Kong as a paralegal for the law firms of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP and Preston Gates & Ellis LLP and completed a year of graduate study at the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies. She holds a dual BA with Distinction in International Relations and East Asian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA in East Asian Studies from Yale University. She is a member of the Association for Asian Studies, NAFSA: Association for International Educators, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and National Council for Social Studies.