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Fei Yi-ming Chair in Comparative Politics

Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Established in 1991 at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies by the Fei Yi-ming Journalism Foundation in memory of Fei Yi-ming

Yi-MingFeiFEI YI-MING was a widely respected Chinese journalist and activist in the cause of international friendship. During most of his 60-year career in journalism, he was associated with the newspaper Ta Kung Pao, helping to found the publication in Shanghai and later serving as publisher in Hong Kong. He was vice president of the All-China Journalists’ Association at the time of his death in 1988. He also had served for many years as a deputy of the standing committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Fei was awarded the French Legion d’Honneur in 1982. (Pictured is the bust of Fei Yi-ming at SAIS)

Held by Joe Renouard

JOSEPH RENOUARD, Ph.D., specializes in American foreign policy, American history, human rights in international affairs, and transatlantic relations.  His most recent book is Human Rights in American Foreign Policy: From the 1960s to the Soviet Collapse (Penn Press).  He has also contributed essays to The Los Angeles TimesThe National Interest, The DiplomatAmerican DiplomacyThe Washington ExaminerThe Journal of American CultureThe Journal of Transatlantic StudiesHNN, The Cicero Foundation, The Prague PostEducation about Asia, and several edited collections, including Donald E. Abelson and Stephen Brooks, eds., Transatlantic Relations: Challenge and Resilience (forthcoming); Matthias Schulz and Thomas A. Schwartz, eds., The Strained Alliance: Conflict and Cooperation in US-European Relations from Nixon to Carter; Cristina Crespo Palomares & David García Cantalapiedra, eds., North and South: The United States, the European Union, and the Developing World; William Michael Schmidli and Robert Pee, eds., The Reagan Administration, the Cold War, and the Transition to Democracy Promotion; Roberta Haar and Neil Wynn, eds., Transatlantic Conflict and Consensus: Culture, History & Politics; V. Scott Kaufman, ed., A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter; and Christos G. Frentzos and Antonio Thompson, eds., The Routledge Handbook of U.S. Diplomatic and Military History.  His ideas have been featured in such media outlets as the South China Morning Post and ABC Radio Australia.  At present, he is co-editing a book on transatlantic relations and China, co-editing a document collection of American and Chinese primary sources, and co-translating Chinese author Ah Long’s novel, Nanjing (also known as 南京血祭, Nanjing Blood Sacrifice).  He is also writing a short book on the Republic-era architecture of China’s former capital city.

Dr. Renouard has lived and worked in the United States, China, the Czech Republic, and Spain, and he has taught at Emory University, Oxford College, Virginia Tech, Kennesaw State University, and The Citadel.  In recent years, he has received fellowships and research grants from Princeton University, the American Philosophical Society, the Huntington Library, and the George C. Marshall Foundation.