Avery Goldstein


Senior Fellow - Asia Program

Member, Board of Editors - Orbis

Research Areas:

International relations, security studies, Chinese politics, comparative politics

Avery Goldstein is a Senior Fellow in FPRI’s Asia Program and a member of the Orbis Board of Editors.  He is the David M. Knott Professor of Global Politics and International Relations in the Political Science Department, Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China, and Associate Director of the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on international relations, security studies, and Chinese politics. He is the author of Rising to the Challenge: China’s Grand Strategy and International Security (Stanford University Press, 2005), Deterrence and Security in the 21st Century: China, Britain, France, and the Enduring Legacy of the Nuclear Revolution (Stanford University Press, 2000), and From Bandwagon to Balance-of-Power Politics: Structural Constraints and Politics in China, 1949–1978 (Stanford University Press, 1991). Among his other publications are articles in the journals International Security, International Organization, Journal of Strategic Studies, Security Studies, China Quarterly, Asian Survey, Comparative Politics, Orbis, and Polity as well as chapters in a variety of edited volumes. Goldstein is also a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia.

Avery Goldstein
Prof. of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania
227 Stiteler Hall

Philadelphia, PA PA 19104-6215 USA