Institute of Asian Studies

Dr. HAN Zhili

Associate Professor, Institute of Asian Studies;

Deputy Director of Asia-Pacific Studies Center, China Foreign Affairs University



Biographical Statement

Dr. Han completed his Ph.D. at China Foreign Affairs University on IR theories. His main research interests include critical IR theories, regionalism, East Asian regional cooperation, and China-US relations. He is currently studying the possibility that China and US cooperation in East Asian regional cooperation and integration.



Order, Rules and Knowledge: a Critical Constructivist Study on the International Order, Beijing: World Economics Press, 2013.

Obama’s Change in Global Strategy: Text Analysis of Think-tanks’ Global Strategy Reports”,American Studies Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2010.

“A Critical Constructivist Analysis of the International Order”, World Economics and Politics, Vol. 1, 2010.

“Effective Responses to New Situations: Healthy and stable China-Japan Relations”, Foreign Affairs Review (English), 2009 (This is a translation work).

“New Liberal Internationalism and the Ideational Shifting of the US Grand Strategy”, International Political Studies, Vol. 4, 2007.

“Strategic Theory of New Liberal Internationalism”, Qin Yaqing, ed., Rationalism and International Cooperation: Liberal IR Theories Studies, Beijing: World Knowledge Press, 2007.

“Development and Humanitarian Agencies behind the Lines: Establishing Security in the Operational Space”, Contemporary International Relations (English), Vol. 16, No. 10, October 2006;

“ASEAN Community”, “East Asia Summit” and “ASEAN Connectivity and East Asian Cooperation”, East Asia Cooperation 2011, Beijing: World Economics Press, 2012.