Øystein Tunsjø is a Professor at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies. He is the author of Security and Profits in China’s Energy Policy (Columbia University Press, 2013) and US Taiwan Policy: Constructing the Triangle (Routledge, 2008). Tunsjø is a co-editor with Robert S. Ross and Peter Dutton of Twenty-First Century Seapower: Cooperation and Conflict at Sea (Routledge, 2012) and co-editor with Robert Ross and Zhang Tuosheng of US-China-EU Relations: Managing the New World Order (Routledge, 2010). He is also co-editor with Robert S. Ross of Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China: Power and Politics in East Asia (Cornell University Press, 2017). Tunsjø has published articles in journals such as Survival, International Relations, Cooperation and Conflict, and World Economy and Politics (in Chinese). Tunsjø holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and he was a visiting Fulbright scholar at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, during spring term of 2010.

Last Updated: December 21, 2016



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