Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University
Zhai Kun is a professor at the School of International Studies, associate dean of the Institute of Area Studies, and a research fellow at the Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University. He is also an Expert and Eminent Person of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), and the deputy director of the Global Center for Lancang-Mekong River Studies. His research interests include China's international strategy, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and Southeast Asia. He has established a leading interdisciplinary research team to systematically carry out academic and applied research on BRI. He is also the founder and convener of the BRI Big Data Innovation Application Alliance.