Duan Xiaolin is an Assistant Professor in the Global Studies Program, Faculty of Humanitities and Social Science at Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). He received his Ph.D in Public Policy in January 2017 from NUS, and then worked as Assistant Professor in international relations in the Department of Global & Social Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. His research intersets include international relations theories, foreign policy analysis, Chinese foreign policy and East Asian security, and international political economy.


Duan. Hedging against the unknown: PRC media coverage of the trade war, China Brief 18, issue 12 (July 9, 2018).

Duan. Think Territory Politically: The Making and Escalation of Beijing’s Commitment to Sovereignize Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands. The Pacific Review 32, no.3 (2019): 419-45.

Duan. Unanswered Questions: Why we may be wrong about Chinese Nationalism? Journal of Contemporary China 26, no.108 (2017): 866-900.

Duan. Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and Chinese Military Spending, 1980-2013. China: An International Journal 15, no. 3 (August 2017): 77-99.

Duan. Rediscovering Weberian Bureaucracy: A systemic review of the Classical Bureaucracy in Public Administration Theories, Journal of Public Administration 5 (2015):129-53 (in Chinese).

Duan. “Why the West is wrong about Beijing and Kiev?” East Asia Forum, September 22, 2015.

Duan. Do Not Let Tactical Needs Drive Strategy: How to Renew the U.S.'s Drone Warfare on Counterterrorism, The Solutions Journal 2, Issue 5 (March-April 2015): 56-65.

Chen Dingding, Duan and Zhao Yang. Trans (into Chinese). Richard Ned Lebow, Why Nations Fight?, Shanghai Renmin Publishing House 2014.