China Investment Conference 2021

Jisi Wang

President of the Institute of International and Strategic Studies and Professor of School of International Studies, Peking University

Jisi Wang is President of the Institute of International and Strategic Studies and Professor in the School of International Studies at Peking University. 

He is also honorary President of the Chinese Association for American Studies and was a Member of the Foreign Policy Advisory Committee of China’s Foreign Ministry from 2008 to 2016.

He taught in Peking University’s Department of International Politics (1983 to 1991), and then served as Director of the Institute of American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences until 2005. From 2005 to 2013, Prof. Wang served as Dean of the School of International Studies at Peking University. He was concurrently Director of the Institute of International Strategic Studies of the Central Party School of the Communist Party of China from 2001 to 2009.

Prof. Wang was Visiting Fellow or Visiting Professor at Oxford University (1982 to 1983), University of California at Berkeley (1984 to 1985), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1990 to 1991), and Claremont McKenna College in California (2001). He was invited as a Global Scholar by Princeton University from 2011 to 2015 and spent a total of nine months there with the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has served as an adviser to a number of international institutions and journals, including the Asia Society Policy Institute, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo, the journal The American Interest, and the journal Global Asia.

Prof. Wang entered Peking University and obtained a Master’s degree in 1983.

Prof. Wang’s scholarly interests cover U.S. foreign policy, China’s foreign relations, Asian security, and global politics in general. He has published numerous works in these fields.