Platform Endorsers


Original Endorsers:

Jose CasanovaSenior Fellow, Dept. of Sociology, The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University

Alan Chan, Professor, Cultural China Studies and independent Scholar, Singapore

Amitai EtzioniUniversity Professor and Professor of International Relations, The George Washington University

Nikolas Gvosdev, Professor and Columnist, World Politics Review

Ho-Fung HungAssociate Professor, The Johns Hopkins University

Edward McCordAssociate Professor of History and International Affairs, Director of Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Director of Taiwan Education and Research Program, The George Washington University

Taiyi Sun, Lecturer, Asian Studies, Boston University

Michael SwaineSenior Associate of the Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Tu Weiming, Director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Peking University

Daniel WhitmanFormer Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State and Assistant Professor of Foreign Policy, American University



Daniel Bell, Tsinghua University

Eugenio Bregolat, Former US Ambassador to China and Spain

Li ChenyangAssociate Professor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Zha DaojiongProfessor, School of International Studies, Peking University

Bernard K. Gordon, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, The University of New Hampshire

John Grierson, Falmouth University Graduate School and The Source FM Radio

Mel GurtovProfessor Emeritus of Political Science, Portland State University; Editor-in-Chief, Asian Perspective

B. Welling HallPlowshares Professor of Peace Studies, Professor of Politics and International Studies, Earlham College

Lok Sang Ho, Professor, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Ole Holsti George V Allen Professor of International Affairs, emeritus, Duke University

Yu LiuChinese Pedagogy, University of Indiana at Bloomington

Bruce MazlishProfessor of History Emeritus, MIT

Robert McFarlane, National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan ; Co-Founder, U.S. Energy Security Council

Chris OgdenLecturer in Asian Security, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews

Josie-Marie Perkuhn, Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University

Paul R. PillarNonresident Senior Fellow, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

Xiaoyu PuAssistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Nevada

Helena RubensteinAuthor

Dr. John RutledgeSenior Research Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate School

Elizabeth SandersProfessor, Cornell University, Department of Government

Graeme Smith, Research Fellow, China Studies Centre, University of Sydney and College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Augusto SotoDirector, Dialogue with China Project, Barcelona, and Global Expert of the Global Experts of the United Nations, New York

Peter Van NessCollege of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University

Lynn T. White IIIProfessor Emeritus, Princeton University

Dali YangProfessor of Political Science, The University of Chicago

Xinzhong YaoProfessor and Director, King’s China Institute, King’s College, London

Shi YongmingAssociate research fellow, China Institute of International Studies

Suisheng ZhaoDirector, Center for China-US Cooperation at the University of Denver; Editor, Journal of Contemporary China