Peter Hays Gries
Harold J. & Ruth Newman Chair & Director, Institute for US-China Issues
Professor of International & Area Studies,
The University of Oklahoma
“Popular Nationalism and China’s Japan Policy: The Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands
Controversy, 2012-2013,” The Journal of Contemporary China.
“Hollywood in China: How American Popular Culture Shapes
Chinese Views of
the ‘Beautiful Imperialist,’ an Experimental Analysis,” The China Quarterly.*
*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 directs OU's Institute for US-China Issues, and a research lab on the political psychology of US-China relations. he also founded and directs the Institute's two signature programs are the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, and the US-China Diplomatic Dialogue.