Professor Shen is a professor and associate dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies. He has taught international security, China-U.S. relations, and China’s foreign policy in China, the United States, and in the Semester at Sea program. He focuses on China-U.S. security relations, regional security and international strategy, arms control and nonproliferation, and foreign and defense policy of China and the United States. He is vice president of the Chinese Association of South Asian Studies, the Shanghai Association of International Studies, and the Shanghai Association of American Studies. He received his Ph.D. in physics from Fudan University in 1989 and did his post-doctoral work on arms control at Princeton University from 1989-1991. He was an Eisenhower Fellow in 1996, and in 2002 advised then-UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on his strategic planning for his second term. He is on the Global Council of Asia Society, and was appointed by Shanghai Municipality as Shanghai’s Conference Ambassador.