Director, Center for Chinese & Global Affairs, School of International Studies, Peking University
Prof. PAN is professor at the School of International Studies at Peking University and the Director of Center for Chinese & Global Affairs at SISS. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in international politics from Peking University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley (1996). From 1985 to 1995 he worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in Beijing. He often is perceived as a stern Nationalist, but he is a supporter of the notion that the US needs China’s co-operation, but that China was to “create a new political civilization different from that of the West”.