Lee Foundation Professor on U.S-China Relations, Director, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS).
Senior Overseas Economic Analyst, Xinhua News Agency; Overseas Advisor, China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies. PhD (Political Science) from Department of Government at Harvard.
Previous positions: Guest Professor, various Chinese and Korean universities; Lecturer, Harvard University (1993,1997–1998); Director, Asia Studies Program and Associate Professor of Political Science, Utah State University (1994–2004); Fellow, Stanford University (2002–2003); Senior Fellow, John ornton China Center, Brookings Institution (2004–2008).
Research interests: Chinese elite politics, China’s development strategy and foreign policy, US-China relations, security issues in the Asian Pacific region; China-India relations. Selected publications: Inseparable Separation: the Making of China’s Taiwan Policy (2010); Crisis and Challenges in US-China Relations 1989–1993 (2003); Factionalism in Chinese Communist Politics (2000), which won the Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize.