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Bucknell Scholar to Speak on US, China Relations at Mount Union March 19

March 10, 2020

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The University of Mount Union is hosting Dr. Zhiqun Zhu, professor of political science and international relations and chair of Department of International Relations at Bucknell University, for a discussion on Thursday, March 19 at 5 p.m.

Zhu will present “U.S.-China Relations: Past, Present and Prospect” in Room 2115 of the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex at Mount Union.

Zhu is author of twelve books, including “A Critical Decade: China’s Foreign Policy 2008-2018” (World Scientific 2019), and “US-China Relations in the 21st Century: Power Transition and Peace” (Routledge 2005). He was also the inaugural director of the China Institute (2013–2017) and MacArthur Chair in East Asian politics (2008–2014) at Bucknell. 


A noted scholar on Chinese foreign policy, Zhu is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and is frequently quoted by international media on Chinese and East Asian affairs. 

The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Mount Union’s National Security and International Affairs Club and its Department of Political Science and International Studies. 

For more information, contact Dr. Francis Schortgen, associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and International Studies at Mount Union, at or (330) 823-3271.