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Fanglu Sun

Assistant Professor

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Personal profile

I joined the Department of International Studies at XJTLU in early 2022.Since obtaining my Ph.D from Rice University, I have taught and conducted research at Fudan University in Shanghai. My research broadly focuses on foreign policy analysis, quantitative research methods, and big data analysis. My work has been published as peer-reviewed articles or policy reports in Chinese Journal of International Politics, Chinese Political Science Review, International Journal, S+F Sicherheit und Frieden Security and Peace, OrizzonteCina Quarterly, Religion and American Society, Fudan International Studies Review, etc. I am currently completing a book manuscript on data mining and analysis in political science.

Research interests

Foreign policy analysis

Conflict Studies

Big data analysis

Quantitative research methods


Assistant Professor, Director of Sci Po-Fudan Duel MA Program Europe and Asia in Global Affairs, School of International Relations Public Affairs, 2017-2020





Political Game Theory

Quantitative Research Methods

Conflict and International Intervention

War and Peace in the Asia Pacific

Foreign Policy Analysis

Awards and honours

Rice Graduate Student Fellowship, 2010-2016

Best Undergraduate Fellowship, Nankai University, China,2008

Chinese National Encouragement Scholarship,2010

Best Graduate Fellowship, Nankai University, China, 2010

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D, Department of Political Science, Rice University, 2016

MA, Department of Political Science, Rice University, 2012

MA, School of Government, Nankai University, 2010

BA, School of Management, Tianjin University, 2008

BA, School of Government, Nankai University, 2008

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