Kate Austermiller is program manager for the Program on the People's Republic of China. She supports the research, trainings, conferences, policy advisory, and demonstration projects of the Peking University–Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy (PLC) in Beijing, China. She earned her B.A. in business administration from Portland State University and her double M.A. in international development from Aalborg University (Denmark) and University of International Relations (China).