SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Ms Xinchuchu Gao

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Xinchuchu Gao
Department of Politics and International Studies

Teaching Fellow

Ms Xinchuchu Gao
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Academic Support Hours:
Fridays, 1.00 - 2.00 PM
Thesis title:
How to explain the evolution of the Commission’s competence over trade in services?
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External Supervisors

Prof. Anand Menon


Xinchuchu Gao is a PhD candidate at the department of European and International Studies at King’s College London. She holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and received her BA in International Studies with Spanish from the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. She worked as a research assistant in European Policy Information Center at Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). She held a visiting researcher position at Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) from February to June 2017. She currently works as Teaching Fellow at SOAS University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies).


Government and politics of China


Xinchuchu’s research focuses on European integration theories and her thesis explains the growing European cooperation in trade in services by historical institutionalism. Apart from her doctoral studies, Chuchu is working on a research project related to China’s Belt and Road Initiative as well.