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Peter Hays Gries
Harold J. & Ruth Newman Chair in US-China Issues


The Politics of American Foreign Policy: How Ideology Divides Liberals and Conservatives over Foreign Affairs (Stanford University Press, 2014).

China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy (The University of California Press, 2004).


Chinese Politics: State, Society and the Market, Peter Hays Gries & Stanley Rosen, eds. (Routledge, 2010).

State and Society in 21st-Century China: Crisis, Contention, and Legitimation, Peter Hays Gries & Stanley Rosen, eds. (Routledge, 2004).


“War or Peace? How the Subjective Perception of Great Power Interdependence Shapes Preemptive Defensive Aggression” Frontiers in Psychology, 02 June 2017. Yiming Jing, Peter H. Gries, Yang Li, Adam W. Stivers, Nobuhiro Mifune, D. M. Kuhlman and Liying Bai.

“Linking parental socialization about discrimination to intergroup attitudes: The role of social dominance orientation and cultural identification,” Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 23.3 (July 2017): 435-444. Jenny Su, Peter H. Gries, Lee I-Ching, and Alisia Tran.

“‘Religious Nones’ in the UK: How Atheists and Agnostics Think about Religion and Politics,” Politics and Religion, 10 (2017): 161-185. Ben Clements and Peter Gries.

“Race, knowledge production, and Chinese nationalism,” Nations and Nationalism 22 (3), 2016, 428–432. Kevin Carrico and Peter Gries.

“Liberals, Conservatives, and Latin America: How Ideology Divides Americans over Immigration and Foreign Aid,” Latin American Research Review, Vol. 51, No. 3 (Fall 2016). Peter Hays Gries.

“Does Ideology Matter?” Social Science Quarterly, 20 April 2016 online; DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12276. Peter Hays Gries.

“Popular Nationalism and China’s Japan Policy: The Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands Controversy, 2012-2013, The Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 25, No. 99 (May 2016). Peter Hays Gries, Derek Steiger and Tao Wang.

Earlier version published as: “Social Media, Nationalist Protests, and China’s Japan Policy: The Diaoyu Islands Controversy, 2012–13,” Peter Gries, Derek Steiger, and Wang Tao. In The Internet, Social Media, and a Changing China, Jacques deLisle, Avery Goldstein, and Guobin Yang, eds. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

“How socialization shapes Chinese views of America and the world,” Japanese Journal of Political Science 17(1) (March 2016): 1-21. Peter Hays Gries and Matthew Sanders.

Earlier version published as: “Whom do we trust? Testing for socialization effects in Chinese surveys,” Peter Hays Gries and Matthew A. Sanders, in Perception and Misperception in American and Chinese Views of the Other, Alastair Iain Johnston and Mingming Shen, editors. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2015.

“National Images as Integrated Schemas: Subliminal Primes of Image Attributes Shape Foreign Policy Preferences,” Political Psychology, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2016; doi: 10.1111/pops.12259. Emanuele Castano, Alain Bonacossa, and Peter Gries.

“When objective group membership and subjective ethnic identification don’t align: Testing theories of intergroup relations in Taiwan,” Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, DOI: 10.1177/1368430216677301 (OnlineFirst, 2016). I-Ching Lee, Jenny Su, and Peter Gries.

“Hollywood in China: How American Popular Culture Shapes Chinese Views of the ‘Beautiful Imperialist,’ an Experimental Analysis,” The China Quarterly, 224 (Dec. 2015): 1070-1082. Peter Hays Gries, Matthew Sanders, David Stroup, and Huajian Cai.

*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.

“How Ideology Divides American Liberals and Conservatives over Israel,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 130, No. 1 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/polq.12288. Peter Hays Gries.
“‘Red China’ and the ‘Yellow Peril’: How Ideology Divides Americans over China,” Journal of East Asian Studies 14 (2014), 317–346. Peter Hays Gries.

“Taiwanese Views of China and the World: Party Identification, Ethnicity, and Cross–Strait Relations,” Japanese Journal of Political Science, 14 (1) (2013): 73–96. Peter Gries & Jenny Su.

“National narcissism: Internal dimensions and international correlates,” PsyCh Journal 2 (2013): 122-132. Huajian Cai and Peter Gries.

“Toward the Scientific Study of Polytheism: Beyond Forced-Choice Measures of Religious Belief,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 51 (4) (2012): 623-637. Peter Gries, Jenny Su & David Schak.

“Disillusionment and Dismay: How Chinese Netizens Think and Feel About the Two Koreas,” Journal of East Asian Studies 12 (2012), 31–56. Peter Gries.

“God, guns, and . . . China? How ideology impacts American attitudes and policy preferences toward China,” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific (2012) 12(1): 1-40. Peter Hays Gries, H. Michael Crowson and Huajian Cai.

“Determinants of security and insecurity in international relations: A cross-national experimental analysis of symbolic and material gains and losses,” Peter Gries, Kaiping Peng, and H. Michael Crowson. Chapter 7 in Psychology and Constructivism in International Relations: An Ideational Alliance, Vaughn Shannon and Paul Kowert, eds. (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012).

“When knowledge is a double edged sword: Contact, media exposure, and American attitudes towards China,” Journal of Social Issues, 67, 4 (2011): 787-805. Peter Hays Gries, H. Michael Crowson, & Huajian Cai.

“Toward a social psychology of globalization,” Journal of Social Issues, 67, 4 (2011): 663-676. CYChiu, PH Gries, P., CJ Torelli, & SY Cheng.

“Patriotism, Nationalism, and China’s U.S. Policy: Structures and Consequences of Chinese National Identity,” The China Quarterly, 205 (March 2011). Peter Hays Gries, Qingmin Zhang, H. Michael Crowson, & Huajian Cai.

“The Spectre of Communism in US China Policy: Bipartisanship in the American Subconscious,” The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 3 (2010). Peter Hays Gries, Huajian Cai and H. Michael Crowson.

“Experimental Methods and Psychological Measures in the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy,” in Contemporary Chinese Politics: New Sources, Methods, and Field Strategies, Carlson, Gallagher, Lieberthal, and Manion, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

“Do right-wing authoritarianism and social dominance orientation predict anti-china attitudes?” Psicología Política (Spain), 40 ( 2010), 7-29. H. Michael Crowson and Peter Hays Gries.

“Political orientation, party affiliation, and American attitudes towards China,” Journal of Chinese Political Science, vol. 15, no. 3 (2010), 219-244. Peter Hays Gries and H. Michael Crowson.

Also published as Ch. 10 of Sino-American Relations: Challenges Ahead, edited by Yufan Hao. London: Ashgate, 2010. Pp. 155-186.

Published in Chinese as “政治取向与美国对华政策” (Political orientation & US China policy), 《美国研究》 (American Studies, Beijing), fall 2008.

“The Olympic effect on American attitudes towards China: Beyond personality, ideology, and media exposure,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 19, No 64, 2010. Peter Hays Gries, H. Michael Crowson, Todd Sandel, & Huajian Cai.

“Contentious Histories and the Perception of Threat: China, the United States, and the Korean War—An Experimental Analysis,” Peter Hays Gries, Jennifer L. Prewitt-Freilino, Luz-Eugenia Cox-Fuenzalida, and Qingmin Zhang, Journal of East Asian Studies, 9 (2009), 433–465.

“Problems of Misperception in U.S.-China relations,” Orbis, Spring 2009, pp. 220-232.

“Historical Beliefs and the Perception of Threat in Northeast Asia: Colonialism, the Tributary System, and China-Japan-Korea Relations in the Twenty-First Century,” Peter Hays Gries; Qingmin Zhang; Yasuki Masui; & Yong Wook Lee, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 9.2 (2009): 245-265.

“Harmony, Hegemony, & U.S.-China Relations,” World Literature Today, August 2007, Vol. 81.5.

“Forecasting US-China relations, 2015,” Asian Security, Vol. 2, No. 2 (June 2006), pp. 1-23.

Also published as “The Future of US-China relations: System, state, and individual-level drivers,” in Charting China’s Future, Jae Ho Chung, ed. Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

“China’s ‘New Thinking’ on Japan,” The China Quarterly, Vol. 184, December 2005, pp. 831-50.

“Chinese Nationalism: Challenging the State?” Current History, September 2005, pp. 251-56.

“浅析中国民族主义: 历史, 人民, 情感” (Chinese nationalism: The past, the people, and their passions), 《世界经济与政治》 (World Economics and Politics, Beijing) , November, 2005.

“China Eyes the Hegemon,” Orbis: A Journal Of World Affairs, Summer 2005, pp. 401-412.

“The Koguryo Controversy, National Identity, and Sino-Korean Relations Today,” East Asia: An International Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 4 (2005), pp. 3-17

“Nationalism, Indignation, and China’s Japan Policy,” The SAIS Review of International Affairs, Vol XXV, No. 2 (Summer-Fall 2005), pp. 105-114.

“Social Psychology and the Identity-Conflict Debate: Is a ‘China Threat’ Inevitable?” The European Journal of International Relations, Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 2005), pp. 235-265.

Reprinted as Ch. 46 in Foreign Policy Analysis (Sage Library of International Relations), Walter Carlsnaes and Stefano Guzzini, eds. Sage, 2011. Pp. 143-170.

Also published as “Identity and conflict in Sino-American Relations,” in New Directions in the Study of Chinese Foreign Policy, Alastair Johnston & Robert Ross, eds. Stanford, 2006.

“The Perception of the Other in International Relations: Evidence for the Polarizing Effect of Entitativity,” Emanuele Castano, Simona Sacchi, and Peter Hays Gries, Political Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2003), pp. 449-68.

“Culture Clash? Apologies East and West,” Peter Hays Gries and Peng Kaiping, The Journal of Contemporary China Vol. 11, No. 30 (February 2002), pp. 173-178.

“Tears of Rage: Chinese Nationalism and the Belgrade Embassy Bombing,” The China Journal, No. 46 (July 2001), pp. 25-43.

“A ‘China Threat’? Power and Passion in Chinese ‘Face Nationalism’,” World Affairs No. 162.2 (Fall 1999), pp. 63-75.


“China’s Rise, A Review Essay,” Asian Security, Vol. 4, No.1. 2008.

“Power and Resolve in U.S. China Policy,” International Security 26:2 (Fall 2001): 155-165. Correspondence with Thomas Christensen over Chinese military capabilities and intentions.

中国可以说不 (China Can Say No), 留学美国 (Studying in the USA), and中国还是能说不 (China Can Still Say No), The China Journal, No. 37 (Jan. 1997): 180-185.


Benjamin I. Page and Tao Xie. Living with the Dragon: How the American Public Views the Rise of China. New York: Columbia University Press. 2010. For Public Opinion Quarterly (2011).

“China’s Rise: A Review Essay,” Asian Security, vol. 4, no. 1, 2008, pp. 101–105.

William a. Callahan, China: The Pessoptimist Nation. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2010. For The China Quarterly (2010).

Patricia M. Thornton, Disciplining the State: Virtue, Violence, and State-Making in Modern China. By Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. For Perspectives on Politics, 8 (2010).

Shiping Hua, ed. Chinese Political Culture, 1989-2000. ME Sharpe 2001. For The China Journal, No. 48 (July 2002): 184-186.

David Williams, Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science. Routledge, 1996. For Critical Sense: A Journal of Political and Cultural Theory, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Spring 1996).


“Why China Resents Japan, and Us.” New York Times 24 August 2012.

<给中国面子的新007> (The New 007 Gives China Face). 九十年代 (The Nineties Hong Kong political monthly) 1998.4.