Professor Yan Xuetong is serving as the Dean of the Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University, Secretary General of the World Peace Forum and the Editor-in-Chief of The Chinese Journal of International Politics.
He is Vice Chairman of both China Association of International Relations Studies and China Association of American Studies, and a member of Consultation Committee of Ministry of Commerce of PRC. Dr. Yan received his Ph. D of political science from University of California, Berkeley in 1992, M.A. of international relations from the Institute of International Relations in 1986 and B.A. of English from Heilongjiang University in 1982. He served as research fellow at the Institute of Contemporary International Relations during 1982-1984 and 1992-2000.