Professor BO Zhiyue, a leading authority on Chinese elite politics in the world, is Director of the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre and Professor of Political Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Professor BO Zhiyue, a leading authority on Chinese elite politics in the world, is Director of the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre and Professor of Political Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.He has taught at Peking University, Roosevelt University, the University of Chicago, American University, St. John Fisher College, Tarleton State University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the National University of Singapore, and Victoria University of Wellington. He is the inaugural holder of the Joe and Theresa Long Endowed Chair in Social Sciences at Tarleton State University, Visiting Distinguished Professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University, and Chair Professor at both National Chengchi University and National Taiwan University.
His research interests are Chinese politics, Chinas political economy, and Chinas global strategies. He has published 197 book chapters and articles and 10 books. His most recent books include China-US Relations in Global Perspective (2016) (edited) and Chinas Political Dynamics under Xi Jinping (2016).Professor BO is a popular public speaker. He has been invited to give major scholarly presentations at Oxford University, Harvard University, Columbia University, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Aerhus University, Free University of Berlin, Charles University in Prague, University of Rome â€œLa Sapienza,â€ Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of Leuven, Sciences Po, Copenhagen Business School, Lund University, the Institute for Security and Development Policy in Stockholm, University of Turku, the University of Hamburg, Western Carolina University, Tarleton State University, the National University of Singapore, and the National Press Club of the United States, as well as many universities in China and Oceania. He is also a renowned consultant for government agencies and business organizations. He has briefed government leaders and senior diplomats in Singapore, Thailand, Russia, the Netherlands, France, South Korea, Taiwan, China, the European Commission, and New Zealand as well as business leaders in the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Europe.Professor BO has been frequently interviewed by international media such as BBC, ABC, CNBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Reuters, the Guardian, the Times, and Bloomberg. He is the winner of the â€œmost quoted by Western media prizeâ€ on Chinas leadership transition.