where he will deliver the second lecture in the series on International Security Issues.
Widely recognized as an outstanding analyst of China's contemporary military affairs, Swaine will discuss
Chinese security policy. He is a senior political scientist in international studies at RAND in Santa Monica
and research director of the RAND Center for Asia-Pacific Policy (CAPP). Prior to joining RAND in 1989,
Swaine was a consultant in the business sector, a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Chinese Studies at
UC Berkeley, and a research associate at Harvard University.
Swaine holds a Ph.D. from Harvard and a bachelor's degree from George Washington University. His
recent writings include The Role of the Chinese Military in National Security Politymaking (revised edition,
1998); China: Domestic Change and Foreign Policy (1995); The Modernization of the Chinese People ~
Liberation Army: Prospects and Implications for Northeast Asia (1994); and The Military and Political
Succession in China: Leadership, Institutions and Beliefs (1992).
Lunch begins at 12:00 noon and Dr. Swaine will speak at 12:30 p.m.