Robert Ross is a political science professor at Boston College and an associate at the John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in 1984. He has testified before various Senate and House committees and the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee. He advises U.S. government agencies, and he serves on the Academic Advisory Group, U.S.-China Working Group, United States Congress. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee for U.S.-China Relations. 

Last Updated: June 23, 2017

Are China’s New Naval Capabilities a Game Changer?

Paul Haenle & Robert Ross from Carnegie China
As the post-World War II order adjusts to a rising China, America’s predominance in the Asia-Pacific faces new challenges. Over the past five years, China has substantially built up its navy and demonstrated more assertive behavior toward its...