Sarah Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley, focusing on international relations, comparative politics, and methods. She is interested in authoritarian regimes, foreign policy, and religion and politics in the Asia-Pacific. She has written on topics ranging from major power dynamics in the context of multilateral institutions in the Asia-Pacific, to church-state relations in China. Her dissertation project focuses on explaining the selective treatment of Christian churches in authoritarian China, in the context of a rapidly growing Christian population and changing religious policies. Sarah received an MA in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley, an MA in International Relations from Peking University and a BA in Government from Dartmouth College.