Shen Dingli is Professor of International Relations at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies / Center for American Studies. He co-founded and directs China’s first non-government based program on Arms Control and Regional Studies at Fudan. His research and publications include China-U.S. Security Relations, Regional Security and International Strategy, Arms Control and Nonproliferation, and the Foreign and Defense Policy of China and the U.S. He is Vice President of Chinese Association of South Asian Studies, Vice President of Shanghai Association of International Studies, and Vice President of Shanghai Association of American Studies.
He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from Fudan University in 1989 and did his post-doctoral fellowship in Arms Control at Princeton University from 1989-1991. Professor Shen was an Eisenhower Fellow in 1996, and in 2002 advised U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on strategic planning for his second term. He is on the Global Council of Asia Society, and was appointed by Shanghai Municipality as Shanghai’s Conference Ambassador.
The event is held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.