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Terry Weidner, International Relations & Comparative Politics

Office
Location: Liberal Arts 414
Hours: 11-2 on Mondays, or by appointment 

Contact
Phone: (406) 243-2461, mailbox 9
Email: terry.weidner@umontana.edu

Description

Dr. Weidner is now a professor of Chinese Politics. He has returned to his roots as a professor following seven years work in government (political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and as a Chinese political and economic analyst for the Foreign Broadcast Information Service in Washington, DC) and stints as the Associate Director of International Programs at the Univerisity of Kansas (1993-98), Director of the Asian Affairs Center at the University of Missouri (1998-2003) and Director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at UM (2003-2012) . His academic interests include Chinese political economy, Chinese foreign policy and U.S.-China relations.

Education

Ph.D. in Chinese History from the University of California, Davis
M.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.A. from St. Lawrence University

Specialized Skills

Languages

Chinese

Courses

  • East Asian Strategic Environment (PSCI 330; PSCI 430)
  • Revolution and Reform in China (PSCI 422)