Wikistrat Expert Dr. David K. Schneider

Dr. David K. Schneider

Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Massachusetts Amherst

David K. Schneider is an Associate Professor of Chinese at University of Massachusetts Amherst. He teaches Chinese philosophy, political thought, literature and religion, and a seminar on diplomacy and Foreign Service. He is a former Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, the branch of the American Foreign Service responsible for international trade and investment, with tours of duty in the American Embassy in Beijing, China, and the American Consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Biography

David K. Schneider is an Associate Professor of Chinese at University of Massachusetts Amherst. He teaches Chinese philosophy, political thought, literature and religion, and a seminar on diplomacy and foreign service. He is a former Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, the branch of the American Foreign Service responsible for international trade and investment, with tours of duty in the American Embassy in Beijing, China, and the American Consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia. His experience in private-sector business with China and Japan was with Chindex International, Inc. and Mitsubishi International Corporation.

Schneider’s research interests include war and diplomacy in East Asia, religion in international affairs, Chinese religion and philosophy, comparative political philosophy, and Chinese and East Asian civilizations in contemporary international affairs. He is author of Confucian Prophet: Political Thought in Du Fu’s Poetry (752-757) and has published on China and East Asia in The Diplomatic Courier, the G20 and G8 summit magazines, American Diplomacy and China Business Review.

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Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D in East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Berkeley
M.A in International Affairs, Columbia University
B.A in Religious Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder

Areas of Expertise:
China
Asian Civilizations in International Affairs
Political Thought and Culture
Religion in International Affairs
International Commerce and Trade

Website:
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LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-k-schneider-aab73028

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