Assistant Research Fellows at the Center for Asia-Pacific Studies and Assistant Director of Institute of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). His research focuses on East Asian geopolitics, Sino-U.S. relations, and China’s diplomacy. He is Executive Co-editor of China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, English editor of Cross-Taiwan Strait Studies, and an editorial board member of Journal of Political Marketing. He was a visiting fellow at the Henry L. Stimson Center in 2011 and at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2016. He is the translator of two books and author of dozens of journal articles and book chapters. His recent publications include: “Beyond the Strategic Deterrence Narrative: Deploying THAAD May Trigger Immediate Security Crises in Asia” (CSIS cogitAsia, March 28, 2016); “China’s International Strategy and Its Implications for Southeast Asia” (ISEAS: Southeast Asian Affairs 2016); and “China’s Pursuit of a New Asia-Pacific Security Architecture: Underlying Rationale, Ongoing Actions, and Future Prospects” (China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, Winter 2015).