Leading China Scholars Discuss U.S.-China Relations At Baylor President's Forum

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    The afternoon President's Forum panel on ?Economic, Cultural and Civic Issues? in China included Dr. Carol Lee Hamrin, Dr. Minxin Pei, Dr. Andrew Nathan and Dr. Barry Naughton.
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    Dr. Carol Lee Hamrin, former senior China research specialist at the Department of State and currently research professor at George Mason University.
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    Dr. Minxin Pei, senior associate and co-director of the China Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Dr. Andrew Nathan, the Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.
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    Dr. Barry Naughton, the So Kwanlok Professor of Economics and Chinese Studies and associate dean of the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California at San Diego.
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    A morning President's Forum panel on ?National Security and Strategic Implications? included Dr. Christopher Marsh, Dr. June Dreyer, former Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy and Dr. Suisheng Zhao. Chris Hansen / Baylor Photography
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    Dr. June Dreyer, professor and chair of the department of political science at the University of Miami.
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    Former Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, who served as ambassador to the People?s Republic of China from 1991 to 1995.
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    Dr. Suisheng Zhao, associate professor at the Graduate School of International Studies and executive director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation at the University of Denver.
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    Dr. Christopher Marsh, associate professor of political science and director of Asian studies at Baylor, talks with former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott at a student question-and-answer session.
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    Former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott greets Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr.
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    A full Barfield Drawing Room for Strobe Talbott's President's Forum lecture.
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Oct. 24, 2002

by Lori Scott Fogleman

With President George W. Bush and Chinese President Jiang Zemin set to meet Oct. 25 in Crawford, leading China scholars participated in the Baylor University President's Forum, which focused on the relationship between the two countries.

Former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, who is now president of the influential Brookings Institution, gave the keynote address.

A morning panel on "National Security and Strategic Implications" included:


• Dr. Christopher Marsh, associate professor of political science and director of Asian studies at Baylor;


• Dr. June Dreyer, professor and chair of the department of political science at the University of Miami;


• Former Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, who served as ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 1991 to 1995;


• Dr. Suisheng Zhao, associate professor at the Graduate School of International Studies and executive director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation at the University of Denver.

The afternoon panel on "Economic, Cultural and Civic Issues" included:


• Dr. Andrew Nathan, the Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University;


• Dr. Minxin Pei, senior associate and co-director of the China Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace;


• Dr. Barry Naughton, the So Kwanlok Professor of Economics and Chinese Studies and associate dean of the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California at San Diego;


• Dr. Carol Lee Hamrin, former senior China research specialist at the Department of State and currently research professor at George Mason University.

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