Zhiqun Zhu is an associate professor of political science and international relations and the inaugural director of the China Institute at Bucknell University in USA.
He has also taught at University of Bridgeport, Hamilton College, University of South Carolina, and Shanghai International Studies University.
In the early 1990s, he was Senior Assistant to Consul for Press and Cultural Affairs at the American Consulate General in Shanghai.
Dr Zhu is the author and editor of over 10 books on Chinese politics and foreign policy, East Asian international relations, and US-China relations, including China’s New Diplomacy: Rationale, Strategies and Significance (Ashgate, 2013); New Dynamics in East Asian Politics: Security, Political Economy, and Society (Continuum International, 2012); and US-China Relations in the 21st Century: Power Transition and Peace (Routledge, 2006).
Professor Zhu has received several research fellowships, including two POSCO fellowships at the East-West Center in Hawaii, a Korea Foundation/Freeman Foundation fellowship to do research in Korea, two visiting fellowships at the East Asian Institute of National University of Singapore, and a visiting professorship at Doshisha University in Japan.