Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim is a research fellow with International Public Policy Pte. Ltd. (IPP). He is the author of Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics (Routledge 2013) and is the lead editor of China and Southeast Asia in the Xi Jinping Era (Lexington Books 2019). He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and has taught at Pannasastra University of Cambodia and the American University of Nigeria. Prior to joining IPP, he was a research fellow with the Longus Institute for Development and Strategy.