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  • Michael J. Zak Professor of History for US-China Relations, Department of History, Cornell University
    Chen Jian is a leading scholar in modern Chinese history, history of Chinese-American relations, and Cold War international history. He is Michael J. Zak Professor of History for US-China Relations at Cornell University, where he has taught since 2005. He will be joining New York University/New York University-Shanghai as Distinguished Global Network Professor of History in Fall 2014. He is also Z...
  • Kerr Chair in English History and Culture and Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas
    Wm. Roger Louis received his D. Phil from Oxford in 1962. After teaching at Yale for eight years, he moved to the University of Texas in 1970, where he is the Kerr Professor of English History and Culture. An Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, he is a Past President of the American Historical Association. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford History of the British Empire. H...
  • Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
    Diana Negroponte is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Formerly a trade lawyer and professor of history, Diana Negroponte focuses on Latin America at the Brookings Institution. She researches and writes about the New Left, populism and the relationship between criminal gangs and state institutions. Diana Negroponte holds a doctorate in government from Georgetown University. She also stu...

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