John Garver is Emeritus Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech. He writes on China’s foreign relations and Asian international affairs. His most recent book, China’s Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic (Oxford University Press, 2016), is a comprehensive survey history of People’s Republic of China foreign relations. His current research relates to China’s role in the recent Iran nuclear negotiations, Indian Ocean security issues, and Xi Jinping’s “New Silk Road” proposals. He serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Contemporary China, Asian Security, and Issues and Studies, is a long-time member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and an Associate of the China Research Center.

Last Updated: July 30, 2018



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