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Center for China-U.S. Cooperation

Great Wall of China

Through its programming, publications and scholarly exchanges, the Center for China-US Cooperation (CCUSC) has been strategic in educating people in the Rocky Mountain region about Greater China, including the Mainland, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

Jackson/Ho China Forum


The Jackson/Ho China Forum brings world-class speakers to present at the University of Denver on a variety of topics. Learn More


Journal of
Contemporary China


Journal of Contemporary China is the only English language journal edited in North America that provides exclusive information about contemporary Chinese affairs for scholars, business people and government policy-makers. Learn More


Photos from our 2016 Annual Sabel Award Dinner honoring Benjamin van Rooij. Featuring keynote speakers Ambassador Chas Freeman and Dr. Carla Freeman.


In the News


CCUSC Director Professor Sam Zhao spoke at the public event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the establishment of US-China diplomatic relations hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Relations (CSIS) in Washington DC on May 11th, 2018.  The event was recorded and can be viewed at:

Prof. Zhao's article on the US-China competition and Cooperation in the reconstruction of the world order, published in the Twenty-First Century, a Chinese University of Hong Kong quarterly journal.

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Professor Suisheng Zhao's interview at CGTN’s heat program May 8, 2018 on the implications of US withdrawal from Iran deal for China and North Korea

Prof. Zhao appeared on CGTN April 3, 2018 for an interview on on President Trump’s tariffs and US-China trade war:

March 12, 2018 -Prof. Zhao's interview with CGTN, "Sam Zhao explains China investment in modernizing the military"

Feb 15, 2018 - Prof. Zhao's Op-ed piece "Is America Policy Toward China Due for a 'Reckoning?'" published in ChinaFile:

Jan 17, 2018 - CGTN America "Sam Zhao discusses the latest in cross-strait relations"

Jan 11, 2018 - Chinese Social Sciences Today published an interview with Prof. Zhao on China-US Relations:

Nov 22, 2017 - Prof Zhao was interviewed for an Op-ed "Can rising China replace US as global leader" published in Global Times:

Nov 16, 2017 - Professor Suisheng Zhao’s article “Was Trump’s China trip more than a spectacular show?” was published today by Nikkei Asian Review.

Thursday October 12, 2017 - Prof. Zhao joined the hour-long NPR radio show 1A - “China: How a Superpower Sets Its Agenda,” to discuss the forthcoming 19th Communist Party Congress.
In addition to Prof. Zhao, guests included: Anthony Kuhn, international correspondent based in Beijing China, NPR; Elizabeth Economy, Senior fellow and director of Asia studies, Council on Foreign Relations; and Ji-Young Lee Assistant professor at American University. To listen to the show please visit:

Prof. Zhao was a guest on Radio Sputnik UK's show World in Focus. Prof. Zhao's comments start at about minute 33:

A recent publication by Prof. Zhao in East Asia Forum, published by Australian National University. Read it here:

Prof. Zhao was a guest on The Heat - the episode can be viewed here:

Prof. Zhao was on the BBC - His comments can be heard at about minute 38. The program can be accessed here: President Trump Takes Office

The China Review News Agency story about Prof. Zhao's public lecture at Renmin University's Chongyang Financial Institute on January 14. The topic was “American Reflection on the engagement with China as backdrop of President-elect Trump’s China Policy.”