Professor Lin is the Assistant to Dean and researcher of Institute of International Studies, Fudan University and Deputy Director of the Center for South Asian Studies, Fudan University. In addition, Lin serves as the Director of Chinese Association for South Asian Studies, researcher of Collaborative Innovation Center of South China Sea Studies, Nanjing University, member of the Editorial Board of Pacific Journal, academic committee member of Pangoal Institution and invited researcher of several think tanks. He mainly conducts researches on the theory of international relations and international relations in South Asia (including China-India relations).
Lyle J. Goldstein is Visiting Professor at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. At Brown, he is investigating the costs of great power competition with both China and Russia in association with the Costs of War Project at Watson. He is also assisting in the further development of Watson’s China Initiative.
Goldstein serves concurrently as Director of Asia Engagement at the Washington think-tank Defense Priorities, which advocates for realism and restraint in U.S. defense policy. In this role, he is overseeing a range of studies that evaluate U.S. foreign policy and defense strategy in the Asia-Pacific region, including with respect to such key flashpoints as the Korean Peninsula, the South China Sea, the Sino-Indian border, and also the status of Taiwan. He maintains expertise in both Chinese and Russian military strategic development, and also has expertise on particular issues in the China-Russia relationship, including especially the Arctic and also Central Asia.