Jeremy Paltiel is Professor of political science at Carleton University in Ottawa and was visiting professor at the department of international relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing in 2009. He previously taught at the University of Alberta (1984-1990), the University of Arizona (1983-84), and the University of California at San Diego (1981-83). He received his BA in East Asian Studies from the University of Toronto in 1974 a diploma in Philosophy from Beijing University in 1976 his MA (1979) and his PhD (1984) in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.
He has published widely on subjects relating to China and its foreign relations. He is the author of The Empire’s New Clothes: Cultural Particularism and Universality in China’s Rise to Global Status (Palgrave, 2007) and “China and the Six-Party Talks” (2007), “Mencius and World Order Theories”(2010), “China’s Regionalization Policies: Illiberal internationalism or Neo-Mencian Benevolence?” (2009). He has just published a co-edited volume with Huhua Cao, Facing China as a New Global Superpower: Domestic and International Dynamics from a Multidisciplinary Angle published by Springer. In addition he has authored numerous other articles on Chinese politics, East Asian foreign relations and Sino-Canadian relations.