Fellows & Grantees

Zheng Wang

Abe Fellowship 2019
Project Title
The Rise of Populism and Nationalism and the Changing US-Japan-China Triangle Relationship
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Professor and Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS), Seton 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.