Niu Dayong (牛大勇) is a Professor at Peking University. Among the few senior China scholars, he has studied the American, European, and Japanese policies toward China during the Chinese national revolution and cold war period, modern Chinese political history, and the evolution of higher education. Among his international experience, he has served as a guest professor at universities in Japan, the U.S., Italy, and Hong Kong, and as a manager of the Universitas 21. Niu was a visiting fellow with the Cold War international history project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (1993) and at Harvard Yenching Institute (1997-1999). His most recent main publications focused on the interactions among China, the U.S., and Japan in the late era of the Cold War, as well as China’s political and social changes within the international context in the 20th century.

Last Updated: March 2, 2022



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