Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese Politics at Leiden University
Bryce Wakefield is assistant professor of modern Japanese politics at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies. He is no longer with the Wilson Center. He was program associate for Northeast Asia and the Pacific from January 2009 to May 2012. In this role, he researched, conceptualized, developed, and oversaw conferences; edited publications; and kept current on developments throughou...
Associate Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
Born in China during the last stage of the Maoist regime, when China was very much isolated from the rest of the world, I spent my childhood reading what I could about other countries and cultures. I was lucky to have many such books at home because my father was a journalist with a great deal of interest in international affairs, and my mother was a professor of English and American literature. A...
Associate Professor, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
Dr. Zheng Wang is a Public Policy Scholar at the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is an Associate Professor in the John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. He has been Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and is a membe...
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and Law, Montclair State University Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
I first developed the concept for my monograph, China as a Risk Society, as a result of my experience as a Fulbright lecturer in Hong Kong in 2002-2003, the year of the SARS crisis, when I observed a complete turnaround in China’s relations with its neighbors due to the Chinese government’s mishandling of the epidemic. Although I have written a great deal over the past decade about great pow...
Associate Professor of Political Science at CUNY-College of Staten Island
EducationPh.D., Political Science, Temple University
Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims (CLAPV)
Professor, Vice Dean School of History, Wuhan University, P.R. China
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Research Scholar, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College
History is full of surprises, so is biography. In August 1988, I entered a Ph.D. program at Beijing Foreign Studies University to specialize in Literary Translation. I was to produce an English translation of an early Chinese text of literary theory. 1988 was a time of cultural ferment in China. A comparative cultural studies program between my university and the Center for Psycho-cultural Studies...
Director General, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea
Deputy Director General, Office of South-North Dialogue, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea