Dr. Zhengxun Chen is an Associate of the Avoiding Great Power War Project at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he conducts postdoctoral research advised by Prof. Graham Allison.

Zhengxun received his dual Bachelor's degrees with highest honors from Peking University’s School of Economics and Guanghua School of Management in 2015, and continued his postgraduate studies as inaugural Yenching Scholar at Peking University (PhD & MA), and as Cambridge Trust Scholar at University of Cambridge (MPhil). Zhengxun was a Coordinator at Peking University’s School of International Studies for the Project on US-China Relations: Managing Competition and Strengthening Cooperation with Harvard University’s John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. After completing his doctorate, Zhengxun joins Belfer in 2021. His research interests include foreign policy, international political economy and economic history.