P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Albert Chang, 2006

Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Albert Chang is the child of immigrants from China

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a JD in Law at Harvard University

Albert Chang is a partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc. Previously, he worked for the Obama Administration in Washington, DC. Albert was born in Hayward, CA, to parents of Taiwanese and Chinese descent.

Albert received his BA from Stanford University in political science with honors in international security studies. He was a 2005 Harry S. Truman Scholar and will received his JD at Harvard University in 2009.

As an undergraduate, Albert served on the Defense Policy Team at the US Department of State, for which he was the recipient of the 2004 Department of State Certificate of Appreciation. Outside of government, Albert has received many research fellowships and worked for two foreign policy think tanks: the Nathan Hale Foreign Policy Society and the Institute for National Policy Research. First published at 19, Albert has since published two papers and was the youngest person selected to present his paper on diffusing the North Korean nuclear crisis at Harvard University's largest conference in Asia. He wrote a thesis regarding a long-term peace framework between China and Taiwan. Albert intends a career as a policymaker promoting international security.

  • JD Law | Harvard University 2009
  • BA Political Science | Stanford University 2006
  • International Security | University of Oxford 2005
  • 2005 Truman Scholar
Work History
  • McKinsey & Company, Inc., Partner
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