Robert Ross, Professor, Boston College, Associate, John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, and Senior Advisor of the Security Studies Program, MIT will speak on:
"The Rise of China and the Return of Alliance Politics: Prospects for US-China Relations"
Friday, April 17, 2015
Ben Cherrington Hall—Room 301
Professor Ross's research focuses on Chinese security policy, East Asian security, and U.S.-China relations. The recipient of research fellowships from the University of Washington and Columbia University as well as research and collaborative project grants from the Social Science Research Council, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Ford Foundation, the Smith-Richardson Foundation, the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), The Asia Foundation, and The United States Institute of Peace, Professor Ross has testified before various Senate and House committees and the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee, and advises U.S. government agencies In addition, he serves on the Academic Advisory Group, U.S.-China Working Group, United States Congress.
His recent publications include Chinese Security Policy: Structure, Power, and Politics, China's Ascent: Power, Security, and the Future of International Politics, and New Directions in the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy. His other major works include Normalization of U.S.-China Relations: An International History; Great Wall, Empty Fortress: China's Search for Security, Negotiating Cooperation: U.S.-China Relations, 1969-1989, and The Indochina Tangle: China's Vietnam Policy, 1975-1979.
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