Gordon G. Chang is the author of Losing South Korea, a booklet released by Encounter Books in March 2019. His previous books are Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World and The Coming Collapse of China, both from Random House. He is a columnist at The Daily Beast.
Chang lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades, most recently in Shanghai, as Counsel to the American law firm Paul Weiss and earlier in Hong Kong as Partner in the international law firm Baker & McKenzie.
His writings on China and North Korea have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The National Interest, The American Conservative, the International Herald Tribune, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, National Review, and Barron’s.
He has spoken at Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, Yale, and other universities and at The Brookings Institution, The Heritage Foundation, the Cato Institute, RAND, the American Enterprise Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations, and other institutions. He has given briefings at the National Intelligence Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, the State Department, and the Pentagon. He has also spoken before industry and investor groups including Bloomberg, Sanford Bernstein, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia. Chang has appeared before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Chang has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, the BBC, and Bloomberg Television. He is a regular co-host and guest on The John Batchelor Show.
Outside the United States he has spoken in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, The Hague, London, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver.
He has served two terms as a trustee of Cornell University.
In 2019, ACU was the first American group to stand alongside courageous student protest leaders in the streets of #HongKong. With our friend and Board Member @GordonGChang we sent a clear message that America supports them in their fight for freedom. Learn more at #CPAC2020. pic.twitter.com/P04deybNdC
— Matt Schlapp (@mschlapp) January 30, 2020