Dean, Institute of Modern International Relations, Tsinghua University
Vice Chairman, China Association of International Relations Studies
Vice Chairman, China Association of American Studies
Prof. YAN is the dean of the Institute of Modern International Relations at Tsinghua University and the chief editor of the Chinese Journal of International Politics. He is also a vice chairman of the China Association of International Relations Studies and a vice chairman of the China Association of American Studies. Prof. YAN received his Ph.D of political science from University of California, Berkeley in 1992, his MA of international relations from the Institute of International Relations in 1986, and his BA in English from Heilongjiang University in 1982. He served as research fellow at the Institute of Contemporary International Relations during 1982-1984 and 1992-2000. YAN Xuetong has published more than one hundred of papers and articles on international relations. His analysis of China’s national interests won a 1998 China Book Price, and his Practical Methods of International Studies was authorized as textbook by the Chinese Education Ministry in 2006.