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David C. Kang 

Maria Crutcher Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California

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Recent Publications

David C. Kang, "Thought Games about China,” Journal of East Asian Studies 20, no. 2 (2020): 135-150. (Part of the roundtable “Power shifts: connecting IR theory with the Chinese case”)

David C. Kang, "International Order in Historical East Asia: Tribute and Hierarchy beyond Sinocentrism and Eurocentrism,” International Organization 74, no. 1 (Winter 2020): 65-93

David C. Kang and Alex Yu-Ting Lin, "U.S. Bias in the Study of International Relations: Using Europe to study Asia,” (with Alex Yu-Ting Lin), Journal of Global Security Studies 4, no. 3 (July 2019): 393-401

Research Interests

My research focuses on East Asian international relations, regional security, Korean politics, and the international relations of historical East Asia. 

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