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Andrew Mertha


Andrew Mertha

Educational Background

ulliPh.D. from the University of Michigan in 2001/li /ul


Andrew Mertha is professor of government, specializing in Chinese and Cambodian politics, particularly on political institutions, the policy process, and the exercise of power.

His curriculum vitae can be viewed here.


  • China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program
  • Government

Graduate Fields

  • Asian Studies
  • Government
  • History


He is currently working on two projects. The first is an institutional mapping of the organizational structure and policy making process in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, from 1970 to 2003. The second project is a comparison of political rectification, purges, and political indoctrination in China and Cambodia.