Chien-peng (C.P.) Chung is a Professor of politics in the Department of Political Science. His research interests include the politics and history of China, Chinese and Asian foreign and security relations, political change in Asia, ethnic nationalism, and diplomatic bargaining.
Dr. Chung has written three books, Contentious Integration: Post-Cold War Japan-China Relations in the Asia-Pacific, published by Ashgate; Domestic Politics, International Bargaining, and Territorial Disputes of China; and Chinas Multilateral Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific: Institutionalizing Beijings "Good Neighbour Policy", the last two published by Routledge. He has also contributed chapters to edited books, and published articles in journals such as Asian Survey, Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Problems of Post-Communism, China Report, China Quarterly, Pacific Affairs, Asian Affairs: An American Review, Issues & Studies, American Asian Review, Harvard International Review, and Foreign Affairs.
His teaching responsibilities at Lingnan University include courses on introductory international politics, contemporary Asian-Pacific affairs, Chinas domestic politics and international relations, Southeast Asia, and regional cooperation and integration.
Dr. Chung received his doctorate and masters in political science at the University of Southern California, his masters in economics at the University of Toronto, and his Bachelors in economics at the University of Calgary. He has been a research fellow at the University of Toronto and a faculty member of the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.