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Ming Wan

Associate Dean; Professor of Government and International Affairs; Director, Program Faculty in Government and International Affairs; Director, Political Science Graduate Studies

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mwan@gmu.edu

703-993-2955

Robinson Hall A 223, MSN: 3F4
Fairfax, Virginia 22033

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Bio

Ming Wan is Associate Dean; Professor; Director, Program Faculty in Government and International Affairs; and Director, Political Science Graduate Studies. His Ph.D. was from the Government Department, Harvard University. He has held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard from the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies and the Pacific Basin Research Center, and has been a visiting research scholar at Tsukuba University and a George Washington University-Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Luce Fellow in Asian Policy Studies. He was a visiting professor at Keio University of Japan in 2010-2012. 

He has authored The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: The Construction of Power and the Struggle for the East Asian International Order (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016); Understanding Japan-China Relations: Theories and Issues (World Scientific, 2016); The China Model and Global Political Economy: Comparison, Impact, and Interaction (Routledge, 2014); The Political Economy of East Asia: Striving for Wealth and Power (CQ Press, October 2008); Sino-Japanese Relations: Interaction, Logic, and Transformation (Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Stanford University Press, 2006); Human Rights in Chinese Foreign Relations: Defining and Defending National Interests (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001) and Japan Between Asia and the West: Economic Power and Strategic Balance (M.E. Sharpe, 2001). He has also published in journals such as Asian Survey, Chinese Journal of International Politics, Human Rights Quarterly, Orbis, Pacific Affairs, Pacific Review, and International Studies Quarterly and in edited volumes. His current research interests include International Relations theory, Sino-Japanese relations, and the political economy of East Asia security.

Areas of Research:

  • East Asia
  • Foreign Policy
  • International Development
  • Political Economy of East Asia
  • International Relations
  • International Relations Theory
  • Political Economy
  • Political Economy of Security
  • Sino-Japanese Relations