Zheng Wang

Professor and Director, School of Diplomacy and International RelationsSeton Hall University


Dr. Zheng Wang is the Director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) and Professor in the School of

Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University. He is currently also a Global Fellow at the Kissinger

Institute on China and the United States of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a Fellow of

International Security at New America, and a member of the National Committee on United States- China Relations



Dr. Wang has extensive professional and academic experience in the Asia Pacific region. He has been a Jennings

Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), a Visiting Fellow at Saltz man Institute of War

& Peace Studies of Columbia University, a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore,

and a Dr. Seaker Chan Endowed Visiting Professor at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Dr. Wang's research interests lie in three closely connected areas: (1) identity- based conflicts, nationalism, and the politics of historical memory; (2) peace and conflict management in East Asia; (3) foreign- domestic linkage in Chinese politics and foreign relations.


Dr. Wang is the author of the book Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and

Foreign Relations (Columbia University Press, 2012). This book received International Studies Association’s The

Yale H. Ferguson Award for the “Book of the Year.” Its Japanese version 中国の歴史認識はどう作られたのか was

published in Japan in 2014.

Award Information

Abe Fellowship 2019

Professor and Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS)Seton Hall University

The Rise of Populism and Nationalism and the Changing US-Japan-China Triangle Relationship