Zhu Feng, director of the China Center for Collaborative Studies of the South China Sea at Nanjing University, discusses maritime issues involving China, including China’s island construction in the South China Sea, Chinese engagement in international boundary dispute mechanisms, and the effect of China’s relative size as a factor in maritime discussions.  

Zhu Feng, who is also a senior researcher at the China Center for Peace and Development and a professor at Peking University’s School of International Studies, was interviewed in New York City by National Committee Senior Program Officer Haini Guo on April 18, 2015; he was in Washington, D.C. to participate in the National Committee’s U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on Maritime Affairs & International Law.

Professor Zhu writes extensively on regional security in East Asia, the nuclear issue in North Korea and China-US military and diplomatic relations. Professor Zhu’s most recent book is: China-US Relations and the World Order (co-edited with Prof. G. John Ikenbery and Prof. Wang Jisi, MacMillan, 2014).