Tiger Profile: Mark Sidel
Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mark started going to China in September, 1972. In addition to teaching and working in a law firm in Beijing, he served on the team that established the Ford Foundation office in China, beginning at the end of 1987. He later directed Ford's programs in Vietnam, and directed a program to support philanthropy and the nonprofit sector at the Ford office in New Delhi. In recent years he has written and spoken on the challenges facing civil society and is writing a book for Brookings Press on China's policies toward the overseas NGO and foundation community in the Xi Jinping era.