Shoujun Cui is the Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Renmin University of China (RUC). He is also an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Department of Diplomacy at the School of International Studies at RUC. Cui has been an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Visiting Fellow to the U.S. Department of the State and a visiting fellow of the E.U. Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange project. His research interests focus on China’s foreign policy, China’s relations with developing countries (Latin America in particular), and energy geopolitics. He is a co-author of the books China and Latin America In Transition: Policy Dynamics, Economic Commitments, and Social Impacts published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016 and Building Development for a New Era: China’s Infrastructure Projects in Latin America and The Caribbean published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in 2018.

Last Updated: December 14, 2018



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