Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sat 06 Jun - Thu 11 Jun, 2009

Zhe Sun Professor Sun Zhe (Faculty)

Country/Region: China

Tsinghua University

Professor of International Studies, Institute for International Studies; Director, Center for U.S-China Relations, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Biography:
SUN Zhe is professor at the Institute for International Studies and the director of the center for U.S.-China Relations at Tsinghua University, Beijing. He is the former deputy director of the center for American studies at Fudan Univesity, and has previously served as the spokesperson for the Boao Forum for Asia in 2002. Dr. Sun often appears as an expert commentator on NPR, VOA, CCTV, Shanghai TV, and Global Times, among many others, and his research interests include trade and economic relations between the US and China, comparative legal studies (in particular US Congress and China's National People's Congress), and US-China relations. He is currently working on a paper on Obama┬┤s strategy for global development and its implications for China, as well as on a manuscript on democracy and US-China relations.