Sun Zhe is currently an adjunct senior research scholar and co-director of the China Initiative at School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University. He was the Director of the Center for U.S.-China Relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing and has previously taught at Fudan University and Ramapo College of New Jersey. He is a graduate of Fudan University and has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.

Sun Zhe is the author and editor of more than 20 books on comparative politics and U.S.-China relations, including New Thinking on Human Rights (1992), The Politics of Dictatorship (1995), Influencing the Future: the Institutional Transformation and the Decision Making Process of the U.S. Congress (2001), The Studies of U.S. Congress Series (2002, 2003), U.S. Congress and China: Cases and Analyses (2003), Rise and Expansion: American Domestic Politics and U.S.-China Relations (2004), The Remaking of the National People’s Congress in China, 1979-2000 (2004), American Studies in China: 1979-2006 (2007), and Tsinghua Review of US-China Relations (2009-2015).

Sun Zhe serves as a senior consultant to the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, a senior policy adviser to the Office of Taiwan Affairs of the State Council, a board member of the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs, and the U.S.-China Peoples’ Friendship Association, and an independent director of CitiGroup (China) and MGM (China).

Last Updated: February 10, 2016



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