Jyhjong Hwang is a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations. Her research interests are in the politics of foreign aid, international development, international cooperation, and China-Africa relations. Her recent research projects include resource-secured loans in developing countries, Chinese hydropower projects in Africa, and African military hardware procurement from China. Her publications can be found here: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=CY3GPkoAAAAJ&hl.
Hwang earned an M.A. in International Development and International Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University. She served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia.