Scott Moskowitz is a New York-based sociologist finishing his PhD at Princeton University. His research focuses on the intersection of consumption, identity, and politics in the development of the Chinese Middle Class. Previously Scott served as an open-source intelligence analyst for the US Army’s Foreign Military Studies Office, covering China’s influence on the geostrategic environment. Scott has spent roughly 5 of the last 12 years in China, during which time he conducted significant field work in the Southwestern city of Chongqing, acted as a visiting research fellow at the Fudan University School of Journalism in Shanghai, worked for the Beijing-based news magazine Asia Weekly, and for NBC during the 2008 Summer Olympics. Last year Scott travelled to 14 different Chinese cities as a lecturer and market-entry consultant on behalf of a Canadian-Chinese edutech startup.