U.S.-China policy is lecture topic
Posted November 13, 2008; 06:00 p.m.
Princeton scholar and former U.S. Department of State official Thomas Christensen will analyze recent trends in U.S.-China relations and make policy recommendations for President-elect Barack Obama's administration in a lecture set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Christensen's talk is titled "Shaping China's Choices: Recent Lessons for the Next Administration's China Policy." A professor of politics and international affairs, Christensen directs the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program. His research and teaching focuses on China's foreign relations, the international relations of East Asia and international security.
Beginning in 2006, Christensen served for two years as deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, with responsibility for relations with China, Taiwan and Mongolia.
The event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program.