Director, Cornell University
PKUSSI Course:The Rise of China and Change in World Politics
Dr. XU Xin is the Director of the China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program (CAPS) and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University. He received his B.A. and M.A. in International Relations from Peking University and his Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. He has been Associate Professor of International Relations in the Department of International Politics at Peking University, Associate Professor of Asia Pacific Studies and Asia-Pacific Studies Academic Field Leader (Sustainable Development & International Governance) at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs, an International Fellow at the Charles F. Kettering Foundation in the United States, a Postdoctoral Fellow on National Security in the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University, and a Visiting Research Fellow and Acting Director of the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program at Princeton University. His current areas of interest include China’s grand strategy, the Taiwan issue, East Asian security politics, and Asian regionalism/multilateralism.