Dru Gladney is Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College in Claremont, California. A Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the University of Washington, Seattle, he has been a Fulbright Research Scholar twice, to China and Turkey. He has served as President of the Pacific Basin Institute, Dean of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Senior Research Fellow at the East-West Center, and Senior Scholar at the Max Planck Institute. He has authored over 50 academic articles and chapters, as well as the following books: Dislocating China: Muslims, Minorities, and Other Subaltern Subjects (Chicago: University of Chicago Press), Muslim Chinese: Ethnic Nationalism in the People's Republic (Harvard University Press, 1996, 1st edition 1991); Ethnic Identity in China: The Making of a Muslim Minority Nationality (Wadsworth, 1998); and Making Majorities: Constituting the Nation in Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Fiji, Turkey, and the U.S. (Editor, Stanford University Press, 1998). A consultant to the Soros Foundation, Ford Foundation, World Bank, UNHCR, National Academy of Sciences, the European Center for Conflict Prevention, and UNESCO, Gladney has been regularly featured on CNN, BBC, National Public Radio, Al-Jazeera, and in Newsweek, Time, The Washington Post, The Honolulu Advertiser, The International Herald Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times.

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What’s the Case for Heads of State Meeting the Dalai Lama?

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On Thursday in Washington, the Dalai Lama attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast hosted by President Barack Obama, angering China's leaders in Beijing who have long called the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader a "splittist" and...