Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Hoo Tiang Boon
Associate Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Coordinator of China Programme, IDSS, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Coordinator of MSc (Asian Studies) Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
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Hoo Tiang Boon is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the China Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He is concurrently the Coordinator of the Masters in Asian Studies Programme at RSIS; as well as a Faculty Fellow with NTU’s University Scholars Programme. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Oxford.

Dr. Hoo is the author of several publications on China, cross-strait relations and US-China relations. His recent authored or edited books include China’s Global Identity: Considering the Responsibilities of Great Power (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018-2019); Chinese Regionalism in Asia: Beyond the Belt-Road Initiative (New York & London, Routledge, 2021, forthcoming); and Chinese Foreign Policy under Xi (New York & London: Routledge, 2017). His book, China’s Global Identity, has been positively reviewed by several leading international relations and China studies journals, including Political Science Quarterly, the China Quarterly, the China Journal, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, H-Diplo, and Ethics and International Affairs.

Dr. Hoo has been involved in several diplomatic initiatives, including the Singapore-US Strategic Dialogue, the Vietnam-Singapore Security Dialogue, the Singapore-France Dialogue on China, the Korea-Singapore Forum, and the Network of ASEAN Defence and Security Institutions. Dr. Hoo was formerly a visiting fellow at the China Foreign Affairs University, a visiting scholar at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, and a visiting researcher at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies.
China’s Foreign and Security Policy
US-China Relations
China’s International Role
Cross-strait Relations
China’s Regional Relations
  • Inner Circle: A Study of China's Relationship with Its Closest Strategic Allies
Courses Taught
AS6022 China's Foreign and Security Policy

IR6032 Cross-Strait Relations