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Peter Hays Gries
Harold J. & Ruth Newman Chair & Director, Institute for US-China Issues
Professor of International & Area Studies, The University of Oklahoma


“War or Peace? How the Subjective Perception of Great Power Interdependence Shapes Preemptive Defensive Aggression,” Frontiers in Psychology, 2017.

“Popular Nationalism and China’s Japan Policy: The Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands
Controversy, 2012-2013, The Journal of Contemporary China, 2016.

“Race, knowledge production, and Chinese nationalism,”
Nations and Nationalism, 2016.

“Hollywood in China: How American Popular Culture Shapes Chinese Views of
the ‘Beautiful Imperialist,’ an Experimental Analysis,” The China Quarterly, 2015.*

*Cited as one of just three articles “of outstanding interest” in a review of over 50 articles
on Globalization and Psychology” in Current Opinion in Psychology 8 (2016): 44-48.

Peter Hays Gries is author of The Politics of American Foreign Policy: How Ideology Divides Liberals and Conservatives over Foreign Affairs (Stanford, 2014) and China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy (California, 2004), and co-editor of Chinese Politics (Routledge, 2010) and State and Society in 21st-Century China (Routledge, 2004). He studies the political psychology of international affairs, with a focus on Chinese and American foreign policy.

Peter received a BA in Asian Studies from Middlebury College, a MA in China Studies from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He founded and directs OU's Institute for US-China Issues, and a research lab on the political psychology of US-China relations. Peter also founded and directs the Institute's two signature programs, the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, and the US-China Diplomatic Dialogue.