Zhao Suisheng, Professor and Executive Director of the Center for China-US Cooperation at Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver. He is founding editor of the Journal of Contemporary China and is the author or editor of nine books or monographs. His most recent books include Debating Political Reform in China: Rule of Law versus Democratization (M. E. Sharpe, 2006), A Nation-State by Construction: Dynamics of Modern Chinese Nationalism (Stanford University Press, 2004), Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior (M. E. Sharpe, 2003), China and Democracy: Reconsidering the Prospects for a Democratic China (Routledge, 2000), Across the Taiwan Strait: Mainland China, Taiwan, and the Crisis of 1995-96 (Routledge, 1999).