Glenn Tiffert

Glenn Tiffert, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, is a historian of modern China. A specialist on the Chinese legal system, he has published on the judiciary, constitutionalism, and the genealogy of the rule of law in China. His current research probes the intersections between information technology and authoritarianism, and the ramifications of China’s rise for U.S. interests.

October 2020, Volume 31, Issue 4

The Authoritarian Assault on Knowledge

Universities, publishers, and other knowledge-sector institutions face increasingly sophisticated authoritarian efforts to quash critics and subvert independent inquiry.