Research/Areas of Interest:

Comparative Politics, East Asia, family policy


  • PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States, 1996
  • MA, Cornell University, Ithaca, United States, 1991
  • BA, Wellesley College, Wellesley, United States, 1987


Elizabeth Remick is Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. She teaches courses on Chinese Politics, gender, work and politics in East Asia, and work and family policy in comparative perspective. Her current project is a study of paid family leave laws in the US states.

Professor Remick holds a B.A. in Political Science and Chinese Language from Wellesley College, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. Before coming to Tufts, she taught at the University of Oregon, and also taught English at the Xiangtan Mining Institute in Xiangtan, Hunan, China. She received a China Research Award from the American Council of Learned Societies/Social Science Research Council in 2002, and held a post-doctoral fellowship from the Harvard University Fairbank Center for East Asian Research in 2000. In 2000, she received the Tufts University Undergraduate Initiative in Teaching (UNITE) Award for Junior faculty.