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Delury, John
Chair of Common Curriculum (Global Studies)
Associate Professor of Chinese Studies
Ph.D. in History, Yale University, 2007

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A graduate of Yale University, Professor Delury is an accomplished historian of modern China and expert on North Korean affairs.  He is the author, with Orville Schell, of Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century  (Random House, 2013), which has been translated into Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Prior to joining the Yonsei faculty in 2010, Professor Delury taught courses in Chinese history and politics at Brown, Columbia, and Yale, as well as Peking University.  He is a Senior Fellow (non-resident) of the Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society (New York), where he previously served as associate director.  He is also a term member of the Council of Foreign Relations, member of the National Committee on North Korea, and fellow in the National Committee on US-China Relations' public intellectuals program. Recent writings appear in Foreign Affairs , Foreign Policy , Late Imperial China , Asian Perspective , and 38 North.
  • Ph.D. in History, Yale University, 2007
  • M.A. History, Yale University, 2003 (with honors)
  • B.A., History, Yale University, 1997 (Phi Beta Kappa, cum laude)
Research and Academic Employment
  • Senior Fellow, Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations, New York, 2010
  • Term Member, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, 2010
  • 21st Century Leadership Council, National Committe on American Foreign Policy, 2010
Teaching Experience
  • Columbia University, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science, Fall 2009
  • Brown University, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2007-2008
  • Peking University (Beijing), Visiting Instructor of History, Spring 2006
  • Yale University, Part-time Acting Instructor of History, Spring 2004
  • Yale University, Teaching Fellow, 2001-2003
Courses and Current Research Area
  • Courses
  • Research Areas


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