Robert S. Ross
Professor, Boston College
Robert S. Ross is a Professor of Political Science at Boston College and Associate at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University. His research focuses on Chinese security policy and defence policy, East Asian security, and US-China relations. His publications include Chinese Security Policy: Structure, Power, and Politics; China’s Ascent: Power, Security, and the Future of International Politics; and New Directions in the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy. His other major works include Normalization of U.S.-China Relations: An International History; Great Wall and Empty Fortress: China’s Search for Security; Negotiating Cooperation: U.S.-China Relations, 1969-1989; and The Indochina Tangle: China’s Vietnam Policy, 1975-1979.