I am Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University's Department of International Relations. My research and teaching center on Chinese politics and the international relations of Asia. Current interests include the political economy of global integration, security dimensions of economic interdependence, and politics of national identity.
"China’s Major-Powers Discourse in the Xi Jinping Era: Tragedy of Great-Power Politics Revisited?” Asian Perspective 40-3 (2016): 493-522.
"The Impact of Chinese National Identity on Sino-South Korean Relations," in Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Studies 2017, ed. Gilbert Rozman (Washington: Korea Economic Institute, 2017), 98-111.
"China Reaffirms Tradition: DPRK Friendship and Recovery of South Korean Ties," Comparative Connections 20-2 (Sep 2018): 83-92.
Domestic-International Linkages on China's Periphery: The Foreign Economic Liberalization of China's Border Regions (2000-2015). Ph.D. Dissertation, The George Washington University, December 2016. Abstract
"Interdependence, Identity, and Conflict in China-South Korea Relations since 1992." Abstract