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[UP IMLOS] SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTES – CHINESE ASSERTIVENESS AND AMERICA’S ROLE
SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTES – CHINESE ASSERTIVENESS AND AMERICA’S ROLE
Organizers: UP Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea and the United States of America Embassy
1/F Conference Room, Bocobo Hall, UP Law Center
9 June 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Prof. Danilo Concepcion
Dean, UP College of Law
Dr. Robert Sutter
Professor of Practice of International Affairs
George Washington University
Dr. Jay Batongbacal
BACKGROUND ON DR. ROBERT SUTTER
Robert Sutter is Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the Elliott School of George Washington University beginning in 2011. He also serves as the school's Director, Program of Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs.
A Ph.D. graduate in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University, Sutter taught full time for ten years at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and part-time for thirty years at Georgetown, George Washington, Johns Hopkins Universities, or the University of Virginia. He has published 20 books, over 200 articles and several hundred government reports dealing with contemporary East Asian and Pacific countries and their relations with the United States. His most recent book is Foreign Relations of the PRC: The Legacies and Constraints of China's International Politics since 1949 (Rowman and Littlefield 2013).
Sutter's government career (1968-2001) involved work on Asian and Pacific affairs and US foreign policy for the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was for many years the Senior Specialist and Director of the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division of the Congressional Research Service. He also was the National Intelligence Officer for East Asia and the Pacific at the US Government's National Intelligence Council, and the China Division Director at the Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
Monday, June 9, 2014