Professor Tang Yanlin is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is Deputy Dean and Ph.D. Supervisor of School of Internatinal Studies, Liaoning University. He also holds concurrent posts, including Council Member of the Chinese Association of American Studies, Chinese Association of Asia-Pacific Studies, and Committee of Contemporary World Socialism, Chinese Assciation of Scientialism. He specializes in US diplomacy and politics and issues in the Korean Peninsula.