Sujian Guo is Professor in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Center for US–China Policy Studies at San Francisco State University, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Chinese Political Science, Editor of Rowman & Littlefield-Lexington’s book series “Challenges Facing Chinese political development,” former president and current PR Director of the Association of Chinese Political Studies (USA), and Director of San Francisco State University Summer Program “Chinese Foreign Policy and Culture” at Peking University School of International Studies. He is also distinguished professor of Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and associate dean of Fudan Institute of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, research fellow of the Center for Chinese Foreign Policy at Fudan University, guest professor of School of International Studies at Renmin University of China, North China University, and Inner Mongolia University. His areas of specialization include Comparative Politics, International Relations and Methodology. His research interests have focused on China/Asian politics, US-China relations, international relations of East Asia, communist and post-communist studies, democratic transition, and political economy of East and Southeast Asia. He has published more than 30 academic articles both in English and Chinese. His authored and edited books include China in Search of a Harmonious Society (Rowman & Littlefield -Lexington, 2008); Harmonious World and China's New Foreign Policy (Rowman & Littlefield -Lexington, 2008), Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007); New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007); China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007); The Political Economy of Asian Transition from Communism (Ashgate, 2006); China’s ‘Peaceful Rise’ in the 21st Century: Domestic and International Conditions (Ashgate, 2006); and Post-Mao China: From Totalitarianism to Authoritarianism? (Praeger Publishers, 2000).