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Gregory J. Moore-Associate Professor


His research interests include international relations (IR), IR theory (constructivism in particular), Chinese foreign policy, Sino-American Relations, East Asian IR/security, foreign policy analysis, and the North Korean nuclear issue. 

Education Background:

- PhD: The University of Denver's Graduate School of International Studies, now the Josef Korbel School of International Studies (International Politics, Comparative Politics, East Asian Politics), Denver, Colorado (USA), 2004.

- Full-time Language Study (Mandarin Chinese): Tsinghua University (in the Inter-University Program administered by UC Berkeley), Beijing, China, 9/98 - 5/99; Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, 2/98 - 6/98; Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College, Beijing, China, 8/93 - 7/94.

- M.A.: The University of Virginia (Government/Foreign Affairs), Charlottesville, Virginia (USA), 1991

- B.A.: Concordia College (Art), Moorhead, Minnesota (USA), 1987.

- Exchange Student, University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, 6/85 - 12/85.


Awards and Honors:

Distinguished Service Award – from the Association of Chinese Political Studies, 2008



-ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, International Relations, Political Science Department, College of Public Administration, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 09/10 to present.

-ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Political Science/International Relations/East Asian Studies, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, 9/03 to 08/10.

-ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Graduate School of International Studies (now Korbel School), University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA, 9/01 to 12/02.

-ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Center for China-United States Cooperation, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA, 6/00 to 7/02.

-VISITING LECTURER, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, 2/98 - 6/98.

-ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Metropolitan State College of Denver (now Korbel School), Denver, Colorado, USA, 1/96 - 12/96


Professional activities:

-Member – National Committee on United States – China Relations, New York (Jan. 2009-present)

-Advisory Board Member, East-West Connections journal (East-West Center), fall 2007-present

-Manuscript Evaluator: Oxford University Press, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Thomson Wadsworth Publishing , Foreign Policy Analysis journal (International Studies Association), East-West Connections journal (Asian Studies Development Program/East-West Center)

-Member - Association of Chinese Political Studies (Board Member, 1999-2003, 2004-2008), International Studies Association



-Undergraduate Courses: International Relations Theory, American Government and Foreign Policy

-Graduate Courses: International Relations Theory, International Relations/Political Science Research Methods, International Relations History, American Government and Foreign Policy, Comparative Public Administration





- North Korean Nuclear Operationality: The Implications for Northeast Asian Regional Security and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime, Gregory J. Moore, ed., forthcoming. Graham Allison, Peter Hayes, David Kang, Andrei Lankov, Jing-dong Yuan.

- Reinhold Niebuhr on International Relations, Single-author volume under review.

- Sino-American Dyadic Cultures: Enemies, Rivals, or Friends? Single-author volume nearing completion.

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters:

- “An International Relations Perspective on the Science, Politics and Potentialities of an Extraterrestrial Sino-American Arms Race,” Asian Perspective 35/4 (Winter, 2011).

- “History, Face and Nationalism in Sino-Japanese Relations,” Journal of Chinese Political Studies 15/3 (September, 2010): 283-306.

- “Less Beautiful, Still Somewhat Imperialist: Beijing Eyes America and Sino-US Relations,” in Shaun Breslin, editor, A Handbook of Chinese International Relations (New York and Oxford: Routledge, 2010).

- “China’s Strategic Posture in the Asia-Pacific Region under the Leadership of Hu Jintao,” in Simon Shen, ed., China's Multi-dimensional Diplomacy after 9-11 (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2010).

- “Not Very Material but Hardly Immaterial: China’s Bombed Embassy and Sino-American Relations,” Foreign Policy Analysis, 6 (2010): 23-41.

- “Research Methods for International Relations Studies: Assembling an Effective Toolkit,” (in Chinese), Wang Jianwei, ed., Handbook of International Relations, Beijing: Renmin University Press (2010).

- “America’s Failed North Korea Policy: A New Approach,”Asian Perspective, V32, N4 (2008).

- With Veronica Kitchen, “The Importance of Multinational and Transnational Cooperation Strategies for Homeland Security,” in Paul Viotti, Michael Opheim and Nicholas Bowen, eds., Terrorism and Homeland Security: Thinking Strategically About Policy (London: CRC/Taylor and Francis, 2008).

- “How North Korea Threatens China’s Interests: Understanding Chinese ‘Duplicity’ on the North Korean Nuclear Issue,” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Oxford University Press, 8 (2008): 1-29.

- “The Roles of Misperceptions and Perceptual Gaps in the Taiwan Strait Crisis of 1995-1996,” in Shiping Hua and Sujian Guo, eds., China in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities (New York: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2007).


Other Articles and Essays:

- “China’s Peaceful Rise and the Resolution of its Territorial Disputes,” a review essay on M. Taylor Fravel’s, Strong Borders, Secure Nation: Cooperation and Conflict in China’s Territorial Disputes (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008), and David M. Lampton’s, The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Might, Money, and Minds (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008), in the Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Shanghai: Fudan University, December, 2010).

- “The North Korean Nuclear Factor in US Elections,” St. Petersburg Times (Florida), Perspectives section (Sunday, September 26, 2004): 7P.

- "From the Ground Up: Contributions of the China/Area Studies and Sino-American Relations Literature to IR Theory," Journal of Contemporary China, V13, N39 (May, 2004):  391-408.

- “The Role of Theory in the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy,” a contribution to a Roundtable on David M. Lampton, ed, The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy in the Era of Reform (Stanford University Press), in a special issue of Issues and Studies on The State of the China Studies Field, (Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taiwan; December 2002/March 2003). I was invited to contribute, and the other contributors to the roundtable were J. David Singer, Yun-han Chu, David M. Finkelstein, Ross Terrill and David M. Lampton.

- "China’s Global Role," The World & I (October, 2001): 30-35.