Zha Daojiong is a professor of international political economy in the School of International Studies, Peking University, where he holds concurrent appointments in the University’s Institute for South-South Cooperation and International Development and Ocean Research Institute. His teaching and research cover interactions between contemporary China and the rest of the world in a broad range of non-traditional security and international public policy areas, including energy, food, development aid, human migration, public health and trade and investment – in addition to more general topics on Chinese foreign relations. He has authored and edited seven academic books and dozens of academic articles. He is a member of the China Chapter of Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific and holds a doctoral degree in political science. He is well-known as a commentator in the international media.