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Dinner and Discussion of U.S.-China Relations: Past‚ Present‚ and Future (Bay Area)


Wayfare Tavern
Bartlett Room
558 Sacramento Street
San Francisco‚ CA 94111

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DS Professional Photo .jpgJoin the GW community in the Bay Area for a dinner and discussion on "U.S.-China Relations: Past‚ Present‚ and Future" with David Shambaugh‚ Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies‚ Political Science & International Affairs‚ and the founding Director of the China Policy Program in the Elliott School of International Affairs.

Professor David Shambaugh‚ BA ’77‚ is an internationally recognized authority and award-winning author on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia. Professor Shambaugh has been selected for numerous awards and grants‚ including this academic year (while on sabbatical from GW) as a Distinguished Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. An active public intellectual and frequent commentator in the international media‚ he serves on numerous editorial boards‚ and has been a consultant to governments‚ research institutions‚ foundations‚ universities‚ corporations‚ banks‚ and investment funds.

As an author‚ Professor Shambaugh has published 36 books (11 single-authored‚ 25 edited)‚ including most recently International Relations of Asia (2022)‚ China’s Leaders: From Mao to Now (2023)‚ Where Great Powers Meet: America & China in Southeast Asia (2021)‚ and China & the World (2020). He also served in the U.S. Department of State and National Security Council‚ on the Board of Directors of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations‚ the Advisory Council of the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)‚ the East-West Center Fellowship Board‚ has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar in China‚ is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and other public policy and scholarly organizations. Fluent in Chinese‚ Professor Shambaugh is one of the country’s leading experts and scholars of China.

Online registration is now closed. However‚ we may still have a seat or two available. Please contact Elaine Garbe in Elliott School Alumni Programs at for inquiries. Thanks!

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