Yafeng Xia is a senior professor of social sciences at Long Island University in New York.
Wilson Center Projects
"A Purported Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il Sung and the Myth of Sino-North Korean Relations, 1949-1976”
Yafeng Xia is a senior professor of social sciences at Long Island University in New York. He is the author of Negotiating with the Enemy: U.S.-China Talks During the Cold War, 1949‒1972 (2006) and coauthor of Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945‒1959: A New History, with Zhihua Shen (2015); Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, 1959‒1973: A New History, with Danhui Li (2018); and A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung and Sino-North Korean Relations, 1949–1976, with Zhihua Shen(2018). He has also published many articles on Cold War history and Chinese foreign relations. He can be reached at email@example.com.