Author of Asymmetry and International Relationships (Cambridge 2016); China among Unequals: Asymmetric Foreign Relations in Asia (World Scientific 2010); China and Vietnam: The Politics of Asymmetry (Cambridge 2006); Foundations of Mao Zedong's Political Thought, 1917-1935; co-author of Politics in China (3rd ed.); co-editor of Rethinking the Triangle: Washington-Beijing-Taipei (World Scientific 2016); editor of China’s Rise in Historical Perspective (Cambridge 2010); Contemporary Chinese Politics in Historical Perspective, Media and the Chinese Public; Electoral Reform in China; author of well over a hundred journal articles and book chapters on Asian politics, including articles in World Politics, World Policy Journal, China Quarterly, Pacific Affairs, China Journal of International Politics, and China Journal. Fulbright Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Mellon Fellow; recipient of numerous research grants. Honorary professor at Jilin University (Changchun, China), and at East China Normal University (Shanghai, China). Current research interests include asymmetric international relationships, the relationship of public authority and popular power in China; provincial diversification in China; domestic politics and foreign policy of Vietnam; China's relations with Southeast Asia.