Ming Wan

Ming Wan

Ming Wan


Political economy of East Asia, political economy of security, Sino-Japanese relations

Ming WAN is Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University. His Ph.D. was from the Government Department, Harvard University. He has held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard from the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies and the Pacific Basin Research Center, and has been a visiting research scholar at Tsukuba University and a George Washington University-Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Luce Fellow in Asian Policy Studies. He was a visiting professor at Keio University of Japan in 2010-2012. He has published The Political Economy of East Asia: Striving for Wealth and Power (CQ Press, October 2008); Sino-Japanese Relations: Interaction, Logic, and Transformation (Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Stanford University Press, 2006); Human Rights in Chinese Foreign Relations: Defining and Defending National Interests (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001) and Japan Between Asia and the West: Economic Power and Strategic Balance (M.E. Sharpe, 2001). He has also published in journals such as Asian Survey, Human Rights Quarterly, Orbis, Pacific Affairs, Pacific Review, and International Studies Quarterly and in edited volumes. His current research interests include Sino-Japanese relations, the China model and the political economy of East Asia security.


Current Research

Sino-Japanese relations and East Asian political economy

Courses Taught

International political economy, East Asian political economy, Chinese and Japanese foreign policy, East Asian international relations