Professor Yan Xuetong is serving as the Director of The Institute of International Studies, Tsinghua University and the chief editor of The Chinese Journal of International Politics . He is also a vice chairman of China Association of International Relations Studies, a vice chairman of China Association of American Studies, and a board member of the following organizations, China Diplomacy Association, China Association of Peaceful Unification, China Association of UN Studies, China Association of Arms Control and Disarmment, China Association of International Relations Studies, China-US Friendship Association, China Association of Asia-Pacific Studies. He is an adjunct professor of the National Defense University and a senior research fellow of National Security Committee. He is also an academic advisor to The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Journal of Chinese Political Science, World Economics and Politics, Contemporary World, Chinese Journal of European Studies , Southeast Asia Studies, Journal of Strategy and Decision-Making.

 

He is the author of Practical Methods of International Studies --Second Edition (2007) , International Politics and China (2005), American Hegemony and China's Security (2000) , Analysis of China's National Interests (1996) , and the coauthor of China's Foreign Relations with Major Powers 1950-2005 (2010), Strategic Thinking about China's Rise (2010), Thoughts of World Leadership and Implications (2009), The Analysis of International Relations (2008), The Rise of China and Its Strategy (2005), Peace and Security in East Asia (2005), Calculation of International Circumstances and Taiwan Issue (2005), Security Cooperation in East Asia (2004) , China & Asia-Pacific Security (1999) , International Environment for China's Rise (1998), and the editor of Classic Readings in International Security (2009), Pre-Qin Chinese Thoughts on Foreign Relations (2008), World Politics “Views From China: International Security (2006), the translator of Contending Theories of International Relations”Fifth Edition (2003). He has published more than a hundred of papers and articles on international Relations. Analysis of China's National Interests won 1998 China Book Price and Practical Methods of International Studies was authorized as text book by Chinese Education Ministry in 2006.

 

Dr. Yan received his Ph.D of political science from University of California , Berkeley in 1992, M.A. of international relations from the Institute of International Relations in 1986 and B.A. of English from Heilongjiang University in 1982.

 

He served as research fellow at the Institute of Contemporary International Relations during 1982-1984 and 1992-2000.

Birth place: Tianjin , China , Birth date: December 7, 1952

Address: Room 304 , Mingzhai, Institute of International Studies, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 100084.

Tel: 62798183, Fax: 62773173, Email: yanxt@tsinghua.edu.cn

 

YAN XUETONG

Experience

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY

Director, Since 2000

Science of International Politics

Chief Editor, Since 2005

CHINA INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Director, Center for Foreign Policy Studies, 1996

Research Professor, 1995

Deputy Director, Department of World Political Studies, 1993

Associate Research Professor, 1992

Assistant Research Professor, 1988

Research Assistant, 1982

NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY

Adjunct Professor 2003-2006

JINAN UNIVERSITY

Adjunct Professor 1999-2001

Monterey Institute of International Studies

Visiting Professor, Fall 1998

Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Fellow, Spring 1995

University of California , Berkeley

Research Fellow, Summer 1994

PEKING UNIVERSITY

Adjunct Professor, 1993-1996

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Adjunct Professor, 1993-1999

 

Honors

Member, China-Japan Friendship Committee 2003

Board member, China Association of International Relations 2002

Board member, China Arms Control Association 2001

Board member, China Asia-Pacific Association 2000

Member , China Committee of CSCAP 1999

Member, the Security ad hoc Committee of China Asia-Pacific Association, 1995

Board Member , China Association of International Law, 1994

Advisor, Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies, 2008

Advisor, Chinese Journal of European Studies , 2007

Advisor, The Contemporary World, 2002

Advisor, The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis , 1999

Advisor, World Affairs , 1999

Advisor, Southeast Asia Studies, 1999

Advisor, Contemporary International Relations , 1998

Advisor, Journal of Chinese Political Science , 1996

Education

Ph.D. University of California , Berkeley ; May 1992, Political Science

M.A. Institute of International Relations, Beijing ; June 1986, International Politics

B.A. Heilongjiang University , Harbin , China ; January 1982, English

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Analysis of International Relations ( Peking University Press, 2008)

The Rise of China and Its Strategy ( Peking University Press, 2005)

International Politics and China ( Peking University Press, 2005)

Practical Methods of International Studies (People Press, 2001)

American Hegemony and China 's Security (Tianjin People Press, 2000)

Analysis of China 's National Interests (Tianjin People Press, 1996)

 

Edited Publications

Thoughts of World Leadership and Implications (World Affairs Press, 2009)

Pre-Qin Chinese Thoughts on Foreign Relations ( Fudan University Press, 2008)

Calculation of International Circumstances and Taiwan Issue ( Peking University Press, 2005)

Peace and Security in East Asia, ( Peking University Press, 2005)

Security Cooperation in East Asia, ( Peking University Press, 2004)

China & Asia-Pacific Security (Shishi Press, 1999)

International Environment for China 's Rise (Tianjin People Press,1998)

 

Translation

Contending Theories of International Relations ?CFifth Edition (World Affairs Press, 2003)

 

English Articles

“Sino-U.S. Comparisons of Soft Power”, Contemporary International Relations , Vol. 18 No.2, Mar/Apr, 2008.

“Xu Zi's Thoughts on International Politics and Their Implications”, The Chinese Journal of International Politics , Vo.2, No.1, Summer 2008

“The Rise of China and its Power Status”, The Chinese Journal of International Politics , Vo.1, No.1, Summer 2006

“An East Asian Security Community”, Foreign Affairs Journal , No.17, March 2004.

“Defining Peace”, The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis , Spring 2004.

“Decade of Peace in East Asia”, East Asia : An International Quarterly , No.4, Winter 2003

“Prioritizing National Security”, China Daily , March 1-2, 2003.

“Political, Economic Ties on Different Paths”, China Daily , January 27, 2003.

“Security Will Top World Agenda”, China Daily , January 2, 2003.

“Global Security Environment is not Optimistic”, Beijing Review, Vol.45, No.1, 2002

“Domestic Factors and US Defense Policy”, International Strategic Studies , #3, 2001.

“The Rise of China in Chinese Eyes”, February 2001.

“Peace Must Top Bush's Taiwan Policy”, CHINA DAILY, January 5, 2001.

“International Dynamics of the U.S. Military budget”, DOMESTIC DETERMINANTS AND SECURITY POLICY-MAKING IN EAST ASIA, Ed. Satu Limaye and Yasuhiro matsuda, ( Hawaii : Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, 2000)

“TMD Shaking East Asia Stability”, CURRENT DECISION REPORT, May 2000.

“The Taiwan Time Bomb”, THE ASIAN WALL STREET JOURNAL, May 11, 2000.

“Best Friends Next Door”, CHINA DAILY, March 7, 2000.

“Take China 's War Warnings Seriously”, THE ASIAN WALL STREET JOURNAL, September 3-4, 1999.

“Theater Missile Defense and Northeast Asia Security”, THE NONPROLIFERATION REVIEW, Spring-Summer 1999.

“Lee's Plot for ‘Independence '”, CHINA DAILY, June 4, 1999.

“Thieves Cry: Stop Thief”, CHINA DAILY, May 28, 1999.

“’China Theft' Allegation Hides an Axe to Grind”, CHINA DAILY, May 27, 1999.

“Lee Teng-hui's Book Exposes His True Bias”, CHINA DAILY, May 31, 1999.

“Security Cooperation in Asia-Pacific”, SEARCHING FOR MULTILATERAL SECURITY COOPERATION, (Seoul: Korea Institute for Defense Analyses, 1999).

“Terrorism Remains a Significant Threat to Mankind”, CHINA DAILY, September 23, 1998.

“Globalization Changes World”, CHINA DAILY, September 7,1998.

“Closer Military Ties Benefit China , US”, CHINA DAILY, July 6, 1998.

“India Tests Destabilize Peace”, CHINA DAILY, May 20, 1998.

“Cooperation Key to Regional Peace”, CHINA DAILY, March 27, 1998.

“International Security Environment for China 's Rise”, STUDY REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL SITUATION 1997-1998, (China Society for Strategy and Management Research, 1998).

“New US-Japan Security System and Northeast Asia”, CHANGERS IN NORTHEAST ASIAN SECURITY ENVIRONMENT AND THE KOREAN PENINSULA , (Seoul: The Research Institute for International Affairs, 1997)

“China 's Security Concerns”, WORLD AFFAIRS, October-December, 1997.

“Dialogue Mechanism Cuts Misunderstanding”, CHINA DAILY, November 8, 1997.

“Security Trends in Asia Pacific”, CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, No.10, 1997.

"Dangers of Neo-McCarthyism", BEIJING REVIEW, July 7-13, 1997.

"Containment Policy Harms All Interests", CHINA DAILY, June 9, 1997.

" China 's Ascent to Help Build Regional, Global Peace, Stability", CHINA DAILY, February 25, 1997.

" China 's Growing National Strength; emerging nation or the Next World Power?", CHINA 2000, February 1997.

"Orientation of China 's Security Strategy", RUMANIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, No.2, 1997.

"1996-1997: International Situation and China 's Foreign Relations", STUDY REPORTS ON INTERNATIONAL SITUATION 1996-1997.

"Deciphering America 's Engagement Policy", THE ASIAN WALL STREET JOURNAL, January 16, 1997.

"Rising China Contributes to World Peace", CHINA DAILY, January 7, 1997.

" China 's Rise in the Eyes of Western Observers", CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, No.12, 1996.

"Security Strategies Change with the Times", CHINA DAILY, October 28, 1996.

" China Doesn't Pose Threat to World", WASHINGTON POST NATIONAL WEEKLY, June 17-23, 1996.

"Reason Must Rule US Policy", CHINA DAILY, April 24, 1996.

"US Fuels Cross ?S traits Tension", CHINA DAILY, Mar. 20, 1996.

" China 's Security Goals Do not Pose a Threat to World", CHINA DAILY, Mar. 4, 1996.

" China 's Post-Cold War Security Strategy", CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, No.5, May 1995

"Deng Xiaoping's Outlook on State Interest", CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, No.12, December 1994

" China 's Rise as Exporter Proves it's Competitive", CHINA DAILY, January 7, 1994

" China 's Security After the Cold War", CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, No.5, May 1993

"Sino-African Relations in the 1990s", CSIS AFRICA NOTES, No.84, April 1988.

" Sudan - First Civilian Rule in 17 Years", BEIJING REVIEW, No.23, Jun. 1986

"African Development Bank Boosting Economic Development", BEIJING REVIEW, No.48, December, 1985

 

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