Yan Xuetong is Distinguished Professor of Tsinghua University. He is serving as the Dean of The Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University, and the Secretary General of World Peace Forum. In 2008, he was named as one of world’s Top 100 public intellectuals by the American journal Foreign Policy. He has been the only political scientist listed in Most Cited Chinese Researchers by Elsevier from 2014 to 2018. Yan Xuetong received his PhD of political science from University of California, Berkeley in 1992. He has published more than a hundred of papers and articles on international relations.