Asia Experts

Professor of History, Michigan State University.
Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu is a professor of American History at Michigan State University. Her area of expertise is the history of the United States' engagement with the world and she has published extensively on the United States' relations with East Asia, particularly Japan, since the late 19th century. Her approach to historical study is multidisciplinary, encompassing multiple subfields (...
Chair, Program on 21st Century China, UCSD
Susan Shirk is the chair of the 21st Century China Program and Ho Miu Lam Professor of China and Pacific Relations at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) at UC San Diego. She also is director emeritus of the University of California, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), and chair of the IGCC International Advisory Board.Shirk's publications include...
Douglas G. Spelman stepped down as Deputy Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States August 30, 2012 but remains affiliated with the Institute as a Senior Adviser. Dr. Spelman received a B.A. from Oberlin College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University. In 1972, he served as an interpreter for the visit to the United States of the...
Associate Professor, The Paul H. Nize School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and the Elliott School for International Affairs, The George Washington University
Associate Professor in International Law, Akita International University, Japan
Tetsuya Toyoda is an associate professor at Akita International University, where he is teaching international law and constitutional law since 2007. Before that he was a project researcher at the University of Tokyo (2006-2007) and an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1994-2000). He graduated from the University of Tokyo (Faculty of Law) and obtained his Diplôme d’Etudes Approfon...
Jennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 13 years. She has created meetings, exchanges and publications focusing on a variety of energy and environmental challenges facing China, particularly on water, energy and climate challenges, as well as environmental nongovernmental organizations, environmental journalism, and environmental govern...
Associate Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
Dr. Zheng Wang is a Global Fellow at the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University in New Jersey. He has been Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and is a member of the National Committee...
Director General, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea

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