Briefing Room


Former State Department official to speak on rise of China

September 19, 2014 | Events

Thomas  Christensen, the William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War
at Princeton University, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, on “The
Challenge of China’s Rise” at the Mershon Center for International Security
Studies, 1501 Neil Ave. From 2006 to 2008 he served as deputy assistant
secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs with responsibility for
relations with China, Taiwan, and Mongolia. His research and teaching focus on
China’s foreign relations, the international relations of East Asia, and
international security.