Robert S. Ross

ROBERT S. ROSS is Professor of Political Science at Boston College, and Associate at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University.  His current research focuses on Chinese use of force and deterrence in East Asia, the implications of the rise of China on East Asian security, and the role of nationalism in Chinese security policy and U.S.-China relations. His most recent books are China's Ascent:  Power, Security, and the Future of International Politics and US-China-EU Relations: Managing the New World Order.  He is currently collaborating with the U.S. Naval War College, the Institute of Defence Studies of the Norwegian Ministry of Defence, and the China Institute for Maritime Affairs on a project examining historical and contemporary perspectives on the impact of impact of emerging naval powers on great power relations.