Shen Dingli is a professor and associate dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies in Shanghai, China. He has taught international security and China-US relations in both China and the United States. His research interests include nonproliferation, regional security, and the foreign and defense policies of China and the United States. He is vice president of the Chinese Association for South Asian Studies and of the Shanghai Association of International Studies. He received his doctorate in physics from Fudan University in 1989 and did postdoctoral work in arms control at Princeton University from 1989 to 1991. He was an Eisenhower Fellow in 1997 and belongs to the Global Council of the Asia Society.