Areas of expertise
Western International Political Economy, Energy and International Relations, Modern History of International Relations, Comparative International Relations Theories, US trade policy
Zhang Jianxin is professor of International Relations, currently acting as Deputy Dean of the Department of International Politics at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University in Shanghai. He is director of the Center for International Political Economy Studies. He was a visiting scholar at Munk School of Globe Affairs at the University of Toronto from 2010 to 2011 and a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies (JETRO-IDE) in Japan from 2006 to 2007.
Zhang Jianxin’s research focus is on China’s energy security, the theories of international political economy and the US trade policy. He teaches courses in Western International Political Economy, Energy and International Relations, Modern History of International Relations and Comparative International Relations Theories to undergraduates, graduates and PhD students.
Zhang Jianxin is the author of Radical International Political Economy (Shanghai People’s Publisher, 2011), Energy and International Relations (Shanghai People’s Publisher, 2014), American Trade Politics (Shanghai People’s Publisher, 2014) and Power and Economic Growth: International Political Economy of US Trade Policy (Shanghai People’s Publisher, 2006). Furthermore, he has published more than 50 articles and reviews in almost all the major academic journals on international relations and leading newspapers in China.