Xingqiang (“Alex”) He is a CIGI research fellow. He is a research fellow and associate professor at the Institute of American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). At CIGI, he will be focusing on interest group politics in China and their roles in China's foreign economic policy making, China and the G20, and China and global economic governance.

In 2009-2010, funded by the Ford Foundation, he was a visiting scholar at the Paul. H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C. In 2008-2009, he had been a guest research fellow at the Research Center for Development Strategies of Macau. In 2008, he participated in a short-term study program at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) at the University of California at San Diego, which was sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. In 2004, he was a visiting Ph.D. Student at Centre of American Studies at University of Hong Kong.

He has coauthored the book A History of China-U.S. Relations and published dozens of academic papers and book chapters both in Chinese and English. He also periodically writes reviews and commentaries for some of China's mainstream magazines and newspapers on international affairs.

He has a Ph.D. in international politics from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Before beginning his Ph.D., he taught international relations at Yuxi Teachers College in Yunnan Province, China.




Select Publications

  1. He, Xingqiang 2012 U.S. Energy Policy Toward Canada, Venezuela and Mexico. In US Energy Security Policy and US Foreign Strategy edited by Zhou Qi Beijing: Social Science Press
  2. He, Xingqiang 2012 Filibuster in the U.S. Senate: Controversy, Reform and Its Influence. American Studies Quarterly 4
  3. He, Xingqiang 2011 U.S. Domestic Politics and the RMB Exchange Rate. In Blue Book of the United States: Annual Report on American Studies in China 2011 edited by Huang Ping and Ni Feng Beijing: Social Science Academic Press
  4. He, Xingqiang 2011 Interest Group's Roles in U.S Foreign Policy Making. In The US Foreign Policy-Making Process edited by Zhou Qi Beijing: Social Science Press
  5. Tao,Wenzhao and Xingqiang He 2009 A History of China-US Relations (Beijing: Chinese Social Sciences Press

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