Course Resources

PLSI 404
Chinese Politics
(GE Segment III)


"China: The Soul of the Wild Dragon"
"The Genius that was China: 1. Rise of the Dragon"
"China: A Century of Revolution”(1911-49)
"China: A Century of Revolution”(1949-76)

PLSI 411
East Asian Politics
(GE Segment III)


PLSI 418
Political Transition in E and SE Asia


PLSI 250
Comparative Politics


Research Assistance

Ask a librarian via online chat or in person at the 1st floor Research Commons. 
PLSI Research Guide:

Subject specific research consultations: Mira Foster, PLSI Librarian
Email:, Tel: (415) 405-2590


Renmin University of China

North China University of Technology

North China University of Technology




Teaching Specialty and Interest

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to Political Ideologies
  • Introduction to Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Comparative Asian Politics
  • East Asian Politics
  • Chinese Politics
  • Political Transition in East and Southeast Asia
  • International Political Economy
  • American National Security
  • Politics of Developing Areas
  • Senior seminar: Theory and Practice of Democratic Transitions
  • Graduate seminars: Comparative Politics; Democracies and Democratization; Asian Transitions from Communism