International Relations, Comparative Politics, International Security, Arms Control and Nonproliferation, Asian Politics, Chinese Security and Foreign Policy, Chinese Domestic Politics, and Research Methods
Dr. Zhang earned his B.A. from Xiamen University (China), M.A. from Sciences Po (Paris, France), and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia. He also holds a M.S. in Statistics from the University of Georgia. He has previously taught at Agnes Scott College as an adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor. As a teaching fellow at the University of Georgia, he received an Outstanding Professor Award presented by the Student Government Association. At William & Mary, Dr. Zhang teaches introductory courses in both Comparative Politics and International Relations, as well as upper division courses and seminars in International Relations and Asian Politics. His primary research interests are in the Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Chinese Security and Foreign Policy, and Chinese Domestic Politics. His research has been presented at a series of prominent conferences, such as the annual meetings of the American Political Science Association, the International Studies Association, and the Midwest Political Science Association, among others. He has an article published in Asian Politics & Policy, with more to come. In his spare time, he enjoys jogging, hiking, and biking.