John Delury

  • Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies
  • Author, with Orville Schell, of Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century
  • Senior fellow of Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations and Pacific Century Institute

Biography

John Delury is Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies and Underwood International College, teaching modern Chinese history and East Asian relations. He is the author, with Orville Schell, of Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-first Century (Random House, 2013) and is currently working on a book about US-China relations in the 1950s. He is a senior fellow of Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations and Pacific Century Institute, member of the Council on Foreign Relations and National Committee on US-China Relations, and Leadership Council member for the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. Dr. Delury received his BA, MA, and PhD in Chinese history from Yale University, studying under Jonathan Spence. He was a visiting professor at Columbia, Brown and Peking University.

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