Ni Shixiong is a professor of international relations. He was former Dean of the School of International Relations and Public Affairs and former director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. He did postdoctoral research at Harvard University (1980-1981); made many lecture visits to the USA as visiting professor at different universities, such as Columbia University, Georgetown University, the George Washington University, Harvard University, UC Berkeley, the University of Pittsburgh, the Georgia-Tech, the National Defense University, Washington and Lee University, University of Washington and the Colorado College. In the past 20 years, he also made frequent academic trips to some other countries (the UK, Canada, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Luxembourg, Norway and Sweden) and regions (Hong Kong and Taiwan).
Professor Ni’s publications include Selected Readings on American School of Thought in International Relations; Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Western Strategies; Reflection of the Century’s Winds: Contemporary International Relations; International Human Rights; War and Morality ---- the Rise of Nuclear Ethics; From Normalization to Renormalization: 20 Years of Sino-US Relations; and Contemporary Western Theories in International Relations. He translated some distinguished works from English into Chinese: Man, the State and War (Kenneth Waltz) and Contemporary Theories in International Relations (Stanley Hoffman). In addition, he has published over 100 papers and articles on international relations.
Professor Ni is Vice President of Shanghai Association of International Relations, Vice President of Shanghai Association of International Strategic Studies and Vice President of Shanghai Association of American Studies.