Dr. Zhexin Zhang Joins USAC Shanghai Faculty

Professor Zhexin Zhang (“Tiger”) taught for USAC Shanghai in Spring 2010. We’re excited to announce that starting in Spring 2018, Professor Zhang will teach the Contemporary Chinese Foreign Relations class that is offered every spring term.

Dr. Zhang Zhexin (Tiger) is a research fellow at the Center for Asia-Pacific Studies and Assistant Director of the Institute of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). He is a non-resident fellow at the Charhar Institute of China. His research focuses on East Asian geopolitics, Sino-U.S. relations, and Chinese diplomacy.

He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, English editor of Cross-Taiwan Strait Studies, and senior editorial board member of the Journal of Political Marketing. He was a visiting fellow at the Henry L. Stimson Center in 2011 and at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2016. He was a professor of English in 1995-2005 at Heilongjiang University, and taught U.S.-China relations and Chinese diplomacy at Fudan University (2006), New York University Shanghai Branch (2007), USAC Shanghai (2009), and SIIS (2013-16). He is the translator of two books and author to dozens of journal articles and book chapters. His recent publications include: “Construction of a New Asia-Pacific Security Architecture: Core Concepts, Past Actions and Future Approaches” (Global Review, No. 6, 2016); “Beyond the Strategic Deterrence Narrative: Deploying THAAD May Trigger Immediate Security Crises in Asia” (CSIS cogitAsia, March 28, 2016); “China’s International Strategy and Its Implications for Southeast Asia” (ISEAS: Southeast Asian Affairs 2016); and “China’s Pursuit of a New Asia-Pacific Security Architecture: Underlying Rationale, Ongoing Actions, and Future Prospects” (China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, Winter 2015).

You can watch several of Professor Zhang’s discussions below.

Discussion on US-China relations on PBS:

The Whole Truth Ep 105 CHINA 720p from Craig Snyder on Vimeo.

Snap talk on the 29th Asia Pacific Roundtable:

Talk at the Henry L. Stimson Center on China’s South China Sea policy:

China’s South China Sea Policy and Asia-Pacific Security from Stimson Center on Vimeo.