Dr Jingdong Yuan is an Associate Senior Fellow at SIPRI. He is also an Associate Professor of International Security at the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney. Dr Yuan’s research focuses on Indo–Pacific security, Chinese foreign policy, Sino–Indian relations, and nuclear arms control and nonproliferation. He is currently working on a book manuscript on China’s relations with South Asia.
Dr Yuan was previously the Director of East Asian Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Middlebury Institute of International Studies. He has held visiting appointments at the National University of Singapore, University of Macau, East–West Center, National Cheng-chi University, Mercator Institute for China Studies, Fudan University, Berlin Social Sciences Centre (WZB), and United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).