Dr. Lianchao Han is a Visiting Fellow at Hudson, working on the Institute's Future of Innovation Initiative. He worked in the U.S. Senate for 12 years, serving as legislative counsel and policy director for three active U.S. Senators, responsible for legislative strategy in the areas of federal budget, taxation, Social Security and economic policy.
Dr. Han is a patent attorney and specializes in intellectual property protection strategies and innovation-related issues. Dr. Han is also an expert on China's economic and political development.
He currently serves as Vice President of Initiatives for China, a grassroots organization dedicated to advancing a peaceful transition to democracy in China. Dr. Han holds graduate degrees from China Foreign Affairs University, Yale University, George Mason University and Johns Hopkins University.