Qi Haixia


Department of International Relations

Tsinghua University

Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100084


qihaixia@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn, oceanqi@126.com




 Associate professor, Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, 2015-

Lecturer, Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, 2009-2014

Visiting Scholar, Government and International Relations Department, University of Sydney. 2014.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, 2007-2009



    Ph.D.  Tsinghua University, Political Science, 2007

M.A.  Renmin University of China, Political Science, 2003

B.A.  Renmin University of China, Political Science, 2000



 China’s foreign policy, Conflict resolution and mediation, US-Sino relationship, Big Data



Young Outstanding Scholar Award,  Beijing, 2013-2015

Teaching Achievement Award , Tsinghua University

Academy Award for excellent young scholars, Tsinghua University, 2014

Outstanding achievement award of Humanities Research, China’s Ministry of Education, 2013




“The measurement of China’s relationship with major powers”, China’s Ministry of Education, 2005-2010

“The building of database about China’s foreign policy”, National Social Science Fund of China, 2015-

“Quantitative analysis of international relations”, Tsinghua University, 2014-2016

“Applying big data to evaluate China's diplomacy and security”, China’s Ministry of Education, 2017-




Peer-reviewed Journal Articles in English

  1 Qi Haixia“Disputing Chinese Views on Power”, The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2017, Vol. 10, No. 2pp. 211–239.

2. Yan Xuetong & Qi Haixia, “Football Game Rather Than Boxing Match: China–US Intensifying Rivalry Does not Amount to Cold War”Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2012,Vol.1, No, 5, pp. 105–127.

3.Qi Haixia“A Comparison of the Effectiveness of  International Conflict Mediation Strategies”, Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2007,Vol.1,  No.4, pp.589–622.


Peer-reviewed Journal Articles in Chinese

       1.Qi Haixia, “Big Data and Innovation of International Relations Theory”, Social Science in China, 2018, Vol.6, pp.160-170.

2.Qi Haixia & Qi Hao, “Alliance Signals, Audience Costs and Maritime Disputes of China-Japan and  China - Philippines”, World Economics and Politics, 2017, Vol.8, pp.106-130.

3.Yang di & Qi haixia, “Foreign Military Intervention in the Context of Ethnic Conflicts”, Quarterly journal of International Politics, 2016, Vol.2, pp.114-146.

         4. Qi Haixia: “The End of the Warring States and the Failure of Balance in the Warring States Period.” Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies, 2015, Vol.5, pp.4-48.

         5. Qi Haixia & Zhou Jianren: “America’s Arms Sales and Its Military Arrangement in the Asia Pacific”,  Social Science in China, 2015, Vol.5, pp.145-163.

      6. Yang Di & Qi Haixia, “A Review of Foreign Intervention in Ethnic Conflict Studies”, Quarterly journal of International Politics, 2015, Vol.2, pp.1-30.

       7. Qi Haixia & Zhang Hongwen: “Mediator Bias and Mediation Effect in International Conflicts,”    Journal of International Security Studies, 2015, Vol.4, pp.129-154.

       8. Wang Rihua & Qi Haixia, “Analysis of the Interstate Wars in the Spring and Autumn Period,”  International Politics Quarterly, 2013, No.1, pp103-120.

       9. Qi Haixia, “Quantitative Study of International Mediation History and Strategy: Analysis of the Six Party Talks”, World Economics and Politics, 2010No.6, pp98-117.

        10. Qi Haixia, “The Features of United State’s Returning Asia Strategic”, Journal of University of International Relations, 2012, No.6,  pp.57-65.

11.Qi Haixia & Zhang Zuoli, “Abstain or veto - how does China express its opposition in the Council's vote?” World Economics and Politics, 2014, No.6, pp. 101-123.

       12Chen Ran&  Qi Haixia, “Dispute on research  of international organization’s mediation”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, pp. 73-99.

13. Yan Xuetong & Qi Haixia, “Sino-US Competition Prospects: False Friends rather than A New Cold War”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, 2012, No. 1, pp.1-23.

        14. Qi Haixia & Chen Ran, “Analysis of the Gender’s   Influence on  Military Spending”, World Economics and Politics, 2012, No.5, pp.82-96.

        15. Qi Haixia, “The Trend of Relations Between China and Major PowersStatistical Analysis Based on Data From 1960 to 2009”, Chinese Journal of European Studies, 2012No.4,  pp.61-78.

       16. Qi Haixia, “Analysis of U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan After 1979”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, 2012, No.1, pp.36-60.

        17. Qi Haixia, Zhou Fangyin & Yan Xuetong, “Prospect of Quantitative Analysis”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, 2011, No.4, pp.110-126.

18. Qi Haixia, “Research Methods in the Discipline of International Relations”, Foreign Affairs Review, 2011, No.4, pp.140-154.

19. Wang Shujuan & Qi Haixia, “Party differences of American foreign aid after the end of Cold War”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, 2010, No. 1, 49-67.

20. Qi Haixia, “Time Series Analysis in International Relations Prediction – A Case Study of Sino- France relation”, Chinese Journal of European Studies, 2009, No. 4, pp.20-32.

21. Qi Haixia, “Sino-US Relations After the U.S. Presidential Election”, Contemporary International Relations, 2008, No.10, p.62.

22Qi Haixia, “Sino-Japanese Relations is Expected to Improve in 2007”, Contemporary International Relations, 2007, No.4, p.62.

23. Qi Haixia,  “Forecasting the Trend of Sino-US Relations in 2007 From the Perspective of Party Politics”, Contemporary International Relations, 2007, No.1, p64.

24. Qi Haixia, “International Political Thought in Ancient China: Issues and Lessons”, World Economics and Politics, 2006, No.11, pp.79-80.

25. Qi Haixia, “Justice Peace and lasting peace —— Review of from war to peace”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, 2006, No. 4 , pp.106-114.

26.  Qi Haixia, “Research Methods and China Perspectives”, World Economics and Politics, 2005, No.12, pp.73-76.

27. Qi Haixia, “The success and failure of international mediation”, Quarterly Journal of International Politics, 2005, No. 4, pp.24-51.

28. Qi Haixia, “Party and the arms race: Economic Analysis of USAUSSR arms race”, World Economics and Politics2005, No. 1, pp.38-43.



      1.Yan Xuetong, Zhou Fangyin & Qi Haixia, China’s Foreign Relations with Major Powers by the numbers (1950-2005), BeijingHigher Education Press2010.

       2. Yan Xuetong & Qi Haixia, Quantitative Forecasts of China’s Foreign Relations, World Affairs Press, 2009.

      3.Yan Xuetong  & Qi Haixia, Calculation of International Circumstance and Taiwan issue, Peking University Press, 2005.


Other Publications (Selected)

1.Qi Haixia, “A Vicissitudinous Environment: Geopolitical developments of 2017 and the trend ahead”, Beijing Review, December 28th, 2017.

2.Yan Xuetong  & Qi Haixia, “How to Avoid a U.S.-China Cold War”, The Diplomat, September 25, 2012. http://thediplomat.com/china-power/u-s-china-frenemies-strategy-prevents-cold-war/

3.Qi Haixia, “To Gauge the Limits of Chinese Economic Diplomacy by the Issue of South China Sea”, Tianda Reports, December 21,2011. http://www.tiandainstitute.org/en/article/1206_1.html

4.Qi Haixia & Yan Xuetong, “The Assessment of China's surrounding Environment and Crisis Risk, Command Information System and Technology, Vol.8, No.4, 2017, pp.76-82.

5. Qi Haixia, “‘Big power demands’ blinded the mind: the strategic factors behind India's illegal cross-border activities”, Chinese Social Science Today, August 10th, 2017.

6.Qi Haixia, “2017 China's Diplomacy: Retrospect and Prospect”, Chinese Social Science Today, December 14th, 2017.

7.Qi Haixia, “Be vigilant against the trap of the rising power”, Study Monthly, October.

8.Qi Haixia, “Review of China's International Relations Research in 2010”, Chinese Social Science Today, December 28th,2010.

9.Qi Haixia, “Common Mistakes in Applying Game theory in International Relations”, Chinese Social Science Today, December 16th,2010.

10.Qi Haixia, “Quantitative Study and scientific research of international politics”, Chinese Social Science Today, April 22nd, 2010.

11.Qi Haixia, “The European Union: where is the new direction?”, PLA DailyDecember 17th2007.

12.Qi Haixia, “ASEAN: a new step in the integration process”, PLA DailyNovember 26th,2007.


Work in Progress

1“Entangle or not? US 's Entanglement and Ally’s Restraint”

2“China's Soft balancing? An Empirical study of China’s Partnerships in the UN”with Yuan Jingdong


International Conferences

Paper presenter , From Comprehensive National Power to Soft Power: China’s Perception of Power, Tsinghua- Griffith International Conference,  December, 2016.

    Paper presenter , “The Failure of Balancing: An Analysis of the Late Warring States Period” in “China-India Comparative International Thought workshop” Shandong University, China, April , 2017.

       Panel Chair and Reviewer, Classical Indian Chinese World Views Workshop”,Thailand, February 2018.

       Paper presenter , European major states and China Partners or Balancer”, inChina-EU economic diplomacy conference, Fudan University, March 2018.




1 “An introduction to international relations”, Tsinghua University (20092010)

2“The International Relations Theory”, Tsinghua University (2011201220132014201520172018)

3. “Ancient Chinese IR Philosophy”, Tsinghua University (2010201120122016)

4. “Quantitative analysis of international politics”, Tsinghua University (201020112012201320142015)

5.“Game model and statistical analysis  in the study of international relations”, Tsinghua University ( 20172018)

6.“An introduction of ancient Chinese international political thought”, Tsinghua University(2016)

7.The introduction of IR quantitative analysis, Tsinghua University (20112012)

8. “Classical works of International Relations”, Tsinghua University (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018)

9. Ancient Chinese Thinking on Foreign Relations,” (taught in English), Tsinghua University (2012)

10. “Study of conflict resolution (taught in English), Tsinghua University (2014)



        1.Member, Editorial Board, Quarterly journal of International Politics, 2007-2015

        2.Executive Editor-in-chief, Quarterly journal of International Politics, 2015–2018

3. Member, Editorial Board, The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2010-

4.Member,  Committee of Review expert , Journal of International Security Studies, 2013-

5. Member, Economic Committee of the China’s League of Nationalities

6.Member, Special Committee on Evaluation of international relations

7. Reviewer for World Economics and Politics, Social Science in China, The Chinese Journal of International Politics, International Journal of Conflict Management, Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies ,  Journal of International Security Studies , Pacific Journal




Instructor, the Student union of Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, 2015-2016

Director Center for Asia-Pacific Security Studies, Tsinghua University, 2014-

Chair, Undergraduate Program Committee, Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, 2010-



Statistical Packages

STATA, R, SPSS, Eviews




Last Updated: August 20, 2018