Professor Rosemary Foot FBA

International Relations, with special reference to security studies in the Asia-Pacific, including US-China relations, human rights, Asian regional institutions, and East Asian regional governance

Elected 1996

Research interests broadly cover the international relations of East Asia: that is, security relations in the Asia-Pacific, US-China relations, human rights diplomacy, and Asian regional institutions. Current research projects include a study of Northeast Asian Perspectives on the US rebalance to Asia; China and the international human protection regime: norm creation and elaboration; a co-authored study on a new framework for the analysis of the IR of East Asia; and a comparative treatment of the US response to the rise of Japan in the 1970s-1980s with the rise of China in the 2000s.

Current post

University of Oxford Senior Research Fellow, Department of Politics and International Relations, Emeritus Fellow, St Antony's College

Past appointments

University of Oxford Professor of International Relations

Jan 1997 - Jan 2014

St Antony's College, University of Oxford Professor and John Swire Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia

Jan 1990 - Jan 2014

School for Global Studies, University of Sussex Lecturer in International Relations

Jan 1978 - Jan 1990

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