Event Date: June 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Location: FSS 4004, 120 University Private
Professor Robert S. Ross, Boston College and Fairbank Centre for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
Over the last decade, relations between the United States and China have deteriorated to their lowest point since Nixon established diplomatic ties in 1972. Professor Ross will look at at both American and Chinese foreign policy leading up to today and will also consider the impact of the 2016 election on the prospects for Sino–American relations.
Professor Ross is the author of many books and articles on China–United States relations. He has testified before various Congressional committees and advised US government agencies. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee for US–China Relations. He has taught previously at Columbia University and at the University of Washington. He was a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institute and a Fulbright Professor at the Chinese Foreign Affairs College. He was a visiting Senior Fellow at the Insitute of International Strategic Studies, Qinghua University, at Peking University, at the Royal Danish Defence College, and at the Norwegian Defence University College.