Executive Committee


Wang Dong is Full Professor with Tenure at School of International Studies, Peking University. He holds a joint professorship appointment at Institute for Global Health and Development, Peking University. Prof. Wang also serves as Deputy Director of the Office for Humanities and Social Sciences and Executive Director of the Institute for Global Cooperation and understanding(iGCU), both at Peking University. He also serves as Standing Council Member of the Chinese Association of American Studies, Member of the Steering Committee of the East Asia Security Forum, and Chinese Overseas Educated Scholars Association, among other advisory posts.

Wang Dong received his bachelor’s in law from Peking University and M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He had taught with a tenure-track appointment at York College of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty of Peking University. Dr. Wang has written extensively on international relations and China’s foreign policy. His articles appear in leading academic journals and media outlets such as The Journal of Conflict ResolutionDiplomatic HistoryThe Pacific ReviewForeign AffairsGlobal AsiaThe DiplomatThe New York Times, and The Straits Times. He sits on the editorial boards of several leading academic journals in China and abroad, and serves as an anonymous reviewer for several premier academic journals internationally. He is the author and/or editor of 6 English-language publications such as Re-globalization: When China Meets the World Again(Routledge, 2020).

Dr. Wang has attended several premier international forums and track II dialogues as a Chinese Delegate, including Summer Davos, the Munich Security Conference, and the Shangri-La Dialogue. Dr.Wang was named a “Munich Young Leader” in 2016 (the only awardee from China); and was selected by the inaugural program of “Preeminent Young Scientists” of Beijing in 2018 (topping the tanks as No. 1 in the sub-category of humanities and social sciences), one of the most prestigious awards ever given in China.