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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies

Roberta “Bertie” Buffett Elliott endowed the Buffett Visiting Professorship in International Studies. Each year, Northwestern Buffett brings a leading international scholar to Northwestern for an academic quarter. The Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies teaches two courses in a related Northwestern University department, gives a public lecture on a topic of their expertise, and contributes to relationship development between Northwestern Buffett and their home institution.

Questions about the Buffett Visiting Professorship should be directed to Ariel Schwartz.

Current Buffett Visiting Professor

Anthony Fung

Anthony Fung

Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies

Professor Fung will be at Northwestern during Winter 2020.

Contact: anthonyfung@northwestern.edu 

Anthony Fung is Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also Director of the Global Studies Program and Co-Director of Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies. His research interests focus on popular culture, cultural/ creative industries and policy, and youth and cultural studies. He is editor-in-chief of Global Media and China, and associate editor of International Journal of Cultural Studies. His recent books include Youth Cultures in China (2016 under Polity Press), Global Game Industries and Cultural Policy (2016 under Palgrave Macmillan), and Culture as Logistics (forthcoming under SAGE).