Wilson Center Experts
Dr. Zheng Wang is a Global Fellow 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 member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations (NCUSCR). In the 1990s, Zheng Wang served eight years as a research fellow and then as the Deputy Director of Research at one of China’s think tanks on international peace and security issues.
Dr. Wang’s research interests lie in two closely connected areas: (1) peace and conflict management in East Asia, with special focus on U.S.-China relations and China’s external conflicts; (2) nationalism and identity politics in China and East Asia. His recent projects investigate China’s disputes with its neighboring countries, such as the islands dispute with Japan and the South China Sea disputes. Dr. Wang’s Wilson Center project is a new book examining the rising strategic suspicion and rivalry between the U.S. and China in the Asia Pacific region.
Dr. Wang is the author of the Columbia University Press new book Never Forget National Humiliation: Historic Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations. His articles and book chapters have appeared in various peer-reviewed publications, including: International Studies Quarterly; International Negotiation; History and Memory; and Journal of Contemporary China.