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Kenneth Lieberthal is a senior fellow in Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, and also the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution. He served as director of the China Center from July 2009 to August 2012. Lieberthal was special assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and senior director for Asia on the National Security Council for 1998 through 2000.

Lieberthal is professor emeritus at the University of Michigan, where until 2009 he was the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science and William Davidson Professor of Business Administration. He was director of the University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies from 1986 to 1989, and on May 15, 2014, the university’s board of regents renamed the center as the “Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies.” He earlier taught at Swarthmore College from 1972 to 1983 before joining the University of Michigan faculty in 1983.

Lieberthal has authored, coauthored and edited 24 books and monographs, and authored about 75 articles and chapters in books. His books and monographs, many of which are also available in Chinese editions, include, inter alia, China’s Political Development: Chinese and American Perspectives, contributing co-editor with Cheng Li and Yu Keping (Brookings Institution Press, 2014); Bending History: Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy, with Martin Indyk and Michael O’Hanlon (Brookings Institution Press, 2012); Addressing US-China Strategic Distrust, with Wang Jisi (Brookings China Center, 2012); Cybersecurity and US-China Relations, with Peter Singer (Brookings, 2012); Managing the China Challenge: How to Achieve Corporate Success in the People’s Republic (Brookings Institution Press, 2011); contributing co-editor, Chinese Politics: New Sources, Methods, and Field Strategies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010); The U.S. Intelligence Community and Foreign Policy: Getting Analysis Right (Brookings China Center, 2009); Overcoming Obstacles to US-China Cooperation on Climate Change, with David Sandalow (Brookings China Center, 2009); and Governing China: From Revolution Through Reform (W.W. Norton, second revised edition 2004).

Lieberthal has consulted widely on Chinese and Asian affairs and has advised the U.S. Departments of State, Defense and Commerce, the World Bank, the Kettering Foundation, the Aspen Institute, the United Nations Association and corporations in the private sector.

He has a bachelor’s from Dartmouth College, and a master’s and doctorate in political science from Columbia University.

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