Director, Center for American Studies and Executive Dean, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University


Dr Wu Xinbo is Professor and Executive Dean of the Institute of International Studies, and Director at the Centre for American Studies, at Fudan University in Shanghai. He teaches and researches China’s foreign and security policy, Sino-US relations, and US Asia-Pacific policy. He was Vice-Chair (2012–13) and Chair (2013–14) of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geopolitical Risk, and is currently on the Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics. Professor Wu’s books include Dollar Diplomacy and Major Powers in China, 1909-1913 (1997), Turbulent Water: US Asia-Pacific Security Strategy in the post-Cold War Era (2006), and New Landscape in Sino-US Relations in the early 21st Century (2011), and he is on the editorial board of The Washington Quarterly (published by the US Center for Strategic and International Studies). He has a BA in History and a PhD in International Relations from Fudan University