WANG Suolao is an Associate Professor and Director of Center for Middle East Studies in School of International Studies, Peking University of China. He received a B.A. in History from Northwestern University in 1985, a M.A. in Afro-Asian History from Peking University in 1989 and a Ph.D. in International Politics from Peking University in 2000. He has been a faculty member of Peking University since 1989, and went to pursue further studies in Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Dar El-Ulum in Cairo University of Egypt, 1992-1994. He also did research works as visiting scholar in Department of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of the Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2001-2002; and in Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University of the Netherlands, 2007-2008. He can speak English as well as Arabic, teaching courses include International Relations in the Middle East, Politics and Diplomacy in the Middle East, Contemporary Relations between China and the Middle East. Currently he is an executive member of China's Association for Middle East Studies, member of China's Association for Afro-Asian Studies and member of China's Association for African History. His theses including “Analysis of Egyptian Nationalism”, “The impact of 9/11 events on the Middle East peace process”, “Is Muslim the Provocateur of Wars in the Contemporary World?”, “The Recent Lebanon-Israeli War and America’s Idea of ‘a New Middle East’”, “Egypt’s Unique Position and its Effective Role in Sino-African Cooperation”, “Non-Interference and China’s African Policy: The Case of Sudan”, “An Analysis of 'Genocide Theory' in Darfur”, “The Arab-Israeli Conflict and Religious Factors”, “The Persian Gulf Security from Chinese Perspective”, “Arab Spring: Retrospect and Prospect”, etc.
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