Wang Chi, Ph.D.
Dr. Wang has been a Professor of History at Georgetown
University since 1969. His areas of expertise include contemporary China
and US-China relations.
Dr. Wang contributed to the establishment of Georgetown
University’s PhD program in Asian History. Since 1972, Dr. Wang
has acted as an advisor for graduate students majoring in US-China relations.
Dr. Wang has also been responsible for the development of the Chinese
collection at the Library of Congress over the past thirty years. The
Library holds the largest and most comprehensive collection on Asia
within the US and is America’s most important center on traditional
and contemporary China. The collection now has over one million volumes
and is the largest of its kind outside of China. It has frequently been
consulted by government agencies, the academic community, and corporate
Dr. Wang received his high school, college, and graduate
education in the United States. He received his PhD. degree from Georgetown
University in 1969. In 1995, Dr. Wang and a number of prominent American
diplomats co-founded the U.S.-China Policy Foundation. Dr. Wang is currently
serving as the Foundation’s co-chair and president. In addition,
Dr. Wang has produced China Forum, a weekly talk show broadcast locally
on public television since 1990. Dr. Wang is also the founder and publisher
of the Washington Journal of Modern China. He has written numerous publications
on contemporary China and US-China relations.
Dr. Wang has served as the honorary consultant to the
White House relating to US-China trade issues during the Carter Administration
and the first Bush administration. He was also one of the co-founders
of the National Committee on US-China Relations in 1966. He also was
an honorary consultant to the Committee for the Scholarly Communication
with the People’s Republic of China of the National Academy of
Dr. Wang has also represented the US government in
1972 in negotiations to establish cultural exchange projects with the
Chinese government in Beijing. As a result many cultural and educational
programs were carried out in subsequent years. The U.S-China Policy
Foundation has assisted a number of major American business enterprises
to develop their business opportunities in China since the 1990s.
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