People, Planet & Prosperity Global Policy Forum


Wang Dong

Full Professor with Tenure, School of International Studies, Peking University; Executive Director, Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding (iGCU), Peking University

WANG Dong obtained his PhD in Politics at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is now associate professor and doctoral supervisor at School of International Studies, Executive Director of Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding and Vice President of Office of Humanities and Social Sciences and Deputy Secretary-General of American Studies Center (National and Regional Research Base of the Ministry of Education) of Peking University. In addition, he is also the Secretary-General of the Academic Committee of the Pangoal Institution, member of the Steering Committee of East Asia Security Forum of Western Returned Scholars Association, member of the Advisory Committee of Global Times-The Cater Center “Forum for Young Chinese and American Scholars” and a researcher of Peace in East Asia Program of Department of Peace and Conflict Research of Uppsala University, Sweden. WANG has led research projects such as major programs of National Social Science Fund of China, undertaken major projects of the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Science and Technology, and been funded by National Social Science Fund of China for many times. He was shortlisted for “Munich Young Leader” in 2016 and Beijing “Outstanding Young Scientist” plan (topped the category of humanities & social sciences) in 2018. He is interested in researches on international relations theory, the Cold War, US diplomacy, China-US relations, etc.

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