Scott Kastner

Scott L. Kastner is an Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park. He graduated from Cornell University (1995), and received his Ph.D.

Xu Xin

Xu Xin (徐昕) is Acting Director of the China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program (CAPS) and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University. He received a BA and MA in International Relations from Peking University and a PhD in Government from Cornell University.

Phillip Stalley

Phillip Stalley is currently an associate professor in the Political Science Department at DePaul University, teaching courses on international relations, Asian Politics, Chinese politics and environmental politics. He received an MA in East Asian Studies and Ph.D. in International Relations from George Washington University.

Injoo Sohn

Injoo Sohn (孙仁柱) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong. He also taught at the George Washington University, worked for the U.S. Congress (the Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Non-Proliferation), and consulted for the Intergovernmental Group of 24 (G-24) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Taylor Fravel

M. Taylor Fravel is Associate Professor of Political Science and member of the Security Studies Program at MIT. He studies international relations, with a focus on international security, China and East Asia. His current projects examine the evolution of China’s military strategy since 1949 and the relationship between material capabilities and political influence in China’s rise as a great power.

Dingding Chen

Dingding Chen (陈定定) is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Government and Public Administration at the University of Macau where he teaches Chinese Politics and International Relations.  His current research interests include China's foreign policy, East Asian security, human rights in international relations, International Relations theory, and legal reforms in China.  His dissertation, “Transformation from within: Chinese Agency and International Human Rights Norms”, examines how and why changes in China’s human rights policy have taken place since 1978 by

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

Manjari Chatterjee Miller is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University.  She works on foreign policy and security issues in international relations with a focus on South and East Asia. She specializes in the foreign policy of rising powers India and China.

Yinan He

Yinan He (何忆南is an associate professor in the Department of International Relations at Lehigh University. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on politics of memory and reconciliation, East Asian international security, Chinese and Japanese foreign policy, and national identity mobilization and nationalism in East Asia. She is the author of The Search for Reconciliation: Sino-Japanese and German-Polish Relations since World War II (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Jessica Weiss

Jessica C. Weiss is an associate professor of government at Cornell University. She studies the role of domestic politics in foreign policy and international relations, with a focus on popular sentiment and nationalist protest in China and the Asia-Pacific.


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