Current Scholars

Visiting Scholars

Bo Chen, pictured in professional attire

Bo CHEN, China
Affiliation: East China Normal University
Research Topics: Hanoi-Geneva: Restudy of the Geneva Conference based on Multinational Archives
Research Term: September 2019 – August 2020

Sungdae Lee, pictured in professional attire

Sungdae LEE, South Korea
Affiliation: Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company (JTBC)
Research Topics: Assessing the Implications of Potential US Regime Change on the Moon Jae-in Administration
Research Term: August 2019 – July 2020

Qianyu Li, pictured in professional attire

Qianyu LI, China
Affiliation: Fulbright
Research Topic: Rivalry & Cooperation between China and the US in Afro-Asian countries during the Cold War
Research Term: September 2019 – July 2020

Keikichi Takahashi, pictured in professional attire

Keikichi TAKAHASHI, Japan
Affiliation: Osaka University
Research Topic: Okinawa Reversion and the US Policy towards China
Research Term: September 2019 – August 2020

Xianghui Zhu, pictured in professional attire

Xianghui ZHU, China
Affiliation: Yunnan University
Research Topic: Think Tanks’ Role in US Policy towards Myanmar
Research Term: September 2019 – June 2020

Non-Resident Scholars

Kyle Gardner, pictured in professional attire

Kyle GARDNER, United States                                                                                                                        Email:
AffiliationMcLarty Associates, USA
Research Topics:Geopolitics, Mapping, and Border-making in the Himalayas
Research Term: September 2019 – August 2020

Kai JIN, China
Affiliation: Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences
Research Topics: America’s “Gray Zone” Strategy in the US-China Trade War
Research Term: September 2019 – February 2020; Non-resident scholar March 2020 – Present

Masahiro KURITA, Japan 
AffiliationThe National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), Ministry of Defense, Japan
Research TopicsNuclear Strategy with “Asian Characteristics”: Different Trajectory from the Cold War?Research Term: July 2019 – March 2020; Non-resident scholar April 2020 – Present 

Sameer Lalwani, pictured in professional attire

Sameer LALWANI, United States
Affiliation: Stimson Center
Research Topics: US-Indian Convergence, Divergence, and Implications for the Quadrilateral and the Indo-Pacific
Research Term: January 2020 – January 2021

Julia Lau, pictured in professional attire

Julia M. LAU, United States and Singapore
Affiliation: Independent Researcher
Research Topics: Singaporean and Chinese War Memory from World War Two; War Memorial and Museum Representations in Japan, Southeast Asia, and China
Research Term: December 2018 – December 2020

Mélanie-Malâlaye Sadozai, pictured in professional attire

Mélanie-Malâlaye SADOZAI, France
Affiliation: Institut national des Langues et Civilisations orientales (INALCO/Sorbonne Paris Cité)
Research Topic: Tajikistan’s Southern Border in the Pamirs: Resources and Stress of a War-Torn Afghan Neighborhood
Research Term: March 2020 – June 2020

Martin Whyte, pictured in professional attire

Martin WHYTE, United States
Affiliation: John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Emeritus, Harvard University; Asia Scholar, University of Melbourne, 2017-2019
Research Topics: Chinese Citizen Responses to the Sharp Rise in Income Inequality of the Reform Era; The Ending of One-Child Policy and China’s Demographic Challenges
Research Term: October 2018 – October 2020

Michael Yahuda, pictured in professional attire

Michael YAHUDA, United Kingdom
Affiliation: Professor Emeritus of International Relations, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Research Topics: Forthcoming publication (February 2019): The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific (4th ed.); China’s relations with Asia.
Research Term: August 2018 – August 2020

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