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Assoc Prof Hoo Tiang Boon
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
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Hoo Tiang Boon is Associate Professor at the School of Social Sciences, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (CoHASS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU); as well as a Faculty Fellow with NTU’s University Scholars Programme. He is a member of the Academic Board of the Confucius Institute, NTU. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Oxford and was a recipient of the US-ASEAN Fulbright award.

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, 2022); 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
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China's Foreign and Security Policy
Cross-Strait Relations