Tang Shiping


International Studies/ Professor

School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University




-1999.06.M.S. International Relations ,Group in Asian Studies ,University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA

-1995.08.Ph.D. Molecular BiologyGenetics ,Center for Molecular MedicineGenetics ,Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

-1988.08 M.S. Molecular Biology. Department of Biology ,University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, PRC

-1985.07.B.S. Paleontology ,Department of Geology ,China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, PRC



-International Security and Strategy : From War to Peace.

-International Relations of Northeast Asia

-International Relations Theories :A Critical Introduction




- The Social Evolution of International Politics: From 8000 B.C. to the Future, 《牛津大学出版社出版》, 2013.7.24

- A General Theory of Institutional Change, Routledge/Taylor & Francis, Jan,2011

- A Theory of Security Strategy for Our Time:Defensive Realism, Palgrave Macmillan , Mar,2010


- International System, not International Structure: Against the Agent–Structure Proble?matique in IR, The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2014

- The virtue of uncertain advice:Robert Jervi' Perception and Misperception in International Politics, Classics of International Relations

- Outline of a New Theory of Attribution in IR: Dimensions of Uncertainty and Their Cognitive Challenges(勾勒一个新的归因理论:不确定性的维度及其认知挑战), The Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 5, 2012

- America’s military interventionism: A social evolutionary interpretation, European Journal of International Relations, Apr,2012

- Reconciliation and the Remaking of Anarchy, World Politics, vol. 63, no. 4, Oct 2011

- Foundational Paradigms of Social Sciences, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Volume 41, June 2011

- The Security Dilemma and Ethnic Conflict: toward a dynamic and integrative theory of ethnic conflict, Review of International Studies, Mar-11

- The Positional Market and Economic Growth, The Journal of Economic Issues, rouledge, August 2013.

- Offense-Defense Theory:Toward a Definitive Understanding, Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Summer 2010)

- Social evolution of international politics: From Mearsheimer to Jervis, European Journal of International Relations, Vol. 16, No. 1, 31-55,2010

- The Security Dilemma: A Conceptual Analysis, Security Studies, 18:587–623, 2009

Research Interest:


-International Relations

-Institutional economics

-Comparative politics

-Political theory

-Philosophy of (social) sciences