Zhang Shujun is a PHD candidate of International Relations at Nanjing University where she also gets her M.A. She holds B.A. degrees in Journalism and English in Southwest University. She is also a certificate student in International Economics at Johns Hopkins Nanjing Center. Zhang Shujun has research interests in a variety of areas, including cold war history, energy, security studies and contemporary U.S. foreign policy.

Project Summary

In the early Cold War, the Tibetan Plateau which lies on the southwestern border of China caught the attention of the United States and then it got involved for the next decades. The United States had constantly talked it over with Britain and India during the following years. This project aims to explore how Tibet becomes an issue in the contemporary cold war history.