Greg Distelhorst is an Assistant Professor of Global Economics and Management at MIT. He is also an investigator with The Governance Project at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. His research focuses on global trade and worker rights, as well as politics and policy in contemporary China. It appears in peer-reviewed journals of management and political science, including Management Science, The Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.
Greg joined MIT from the faculty of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He previously lived in mainland China for five years, including fellowships through the U.S. Fulbright Program and the Yale-China Association. He received a BA in Cognitive Science from Yale University and a PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.