Michael Clarke

Dr Michael Clarke is an internationally recognised expert on the history and politics of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China (PRC), Chinese foreign policy in Central Asia, Central Asian geopolitics, and nuclear proliferation and non-proliferation. He has generated thirty-seven peer reviewed publications across these fields of research since 2005 including one sole authored book, one co-authored book, five edited books, and numerous journal articles.

He also regularly provides expert media commentary on Uyghur/Xinjiang and Chinese foreign policy-related issues to national and international media including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Bloomberg, USA Today, LA Times, Voice of America, BBC News, the New York Times, the Guardian and Reuters among others.

For the past two years he has also provided advice and testimony to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission on Chinese policy in Xinjiang and China’s foreign policy in Central Asia and Afghanistan.