June Teufel Dreyer

Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-2403
Locator Code:
6534
 
About

JUNE TEUFEL DREYER is Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, where she teaches courses on China, U.S. defense policy, and international relations. Professor Dreyer has lectured to, and taught a course for, National Security Agency analysts, consults for organizations including the National Geographic and Centra Technology. She is a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a member of International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Formerly senior Far East specialist at the Library of Congress, Dr. Dreyer has also served as Asia policy advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations and as commissioner of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission established by the U.S. Congress. Dr Dreyer’s most recent book, Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations Past and Present, was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. The tenth edition of her China’s Political System: Modernization and Tradition, is scheduled for publication in 2018. Professor Dreyer received her BA from Wellesley College and her MA and PhD from Harvard, and has lived in China and Japan and paid numerous visits to Taiwan. She has served as a United States Information Agency lecturer, speaking in fourteen Asia-Pacific states. Professor Dreyer has published widely on the Chinese military, Asian-Pacific security issues, China-Taiwan relations, Sino-Japanese relations, ethnic minorities in China, and Chinese foreign policy. In 2017, she received the University of Miami’s faculty senate award as Distinguished Research Professor.

Career

Education

1973Ph.D. Government and Far Eastern Languages (joint degree) Harvard University
1963 East Asian Studies Harvard University
1961B.A. Political Science Wellesley College

Professional Experience

1979 - Professor of Political Science, University of Miami
2003 - 2004Director, University Honors Program, University of Miami
2001 - 2006Member, U.S.-China Security Review Commission
2001 - 2004Chair, Department of Political Science
1979 - 1986Director, East Asian Programs and Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Miami, Coral Gables Florida
1980 - Acting Director, Center for Advanced International Studies, University of Miami
1978 - 1979Senior Far East Specialist, Federal Research Division, The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
1975 - 1978Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
1972 - 1975Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
1970 - 1971Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
1966 - 1967Tutor and Teaching Fellow, Department of Government, Harvard University

Honors & Acknowledgements

Japan Institute for National Fundamentals award for best book of 2016
University of Miami Faculty Senate’s Distinguished Scholar award
Elected vice-president of the American Association for Chinese Studies

Consulted by Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting (MURC), Tokyo, on
the disputed islands in the East China Sea, Kurils, and Takeshima/Dokdo.
MURC is under contract to produce a study on this issue for the Office of the
Prime Minister, Japan.

Official invitee to inauguration of Tsai Ing-wen as president of Taiwan, June 2016

Member of International Observers Group for Taiwan Election of January

Faculty Adviser to the Rumsfeld Foundation
Participant in Track II diplomatic exercise, Beijing University, March 2015
Guest of Japanese government for interviews on Diaoyu/Senkaku islands Controversy, November 2014
Cooper Fellow, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami
2014
Board of Advisers, Japan Forum, NBR
2014
Center for Humanities Fellow, University of Miami
2011
Board of Advisers, National Bureau of Asian Research/Woodrow Wilson Center
2010 -
Board of Advisers, Leibniz-Institute fűr Globale and Regionale Studien, China Aktuell/Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Hamburg
2009-
Research Fellow, International Strategy Assessment Center, Washington, D.C.
2008 -
Board of Directors, American Association for Chinese Studies, New York, New York.
2009 -
Commissioner, United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission
2001-2006
Summer Research Grant, School of Business, University of Miami
2001
Research Excellence Award, School of Business, University of Miami
2000
Summer Research Grant, School of Business, University of Miami
2000
Editorial Board, Orbis
2000-present
Provost's Award for Scholarly Excellence, University of Miami
1999-2000
Research Excellence Award, School of Business, University of Miami
1999
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Philadelphia
1999-
Adjunct Professor of Asian-Pacific Studies, U.S. Air Force Special Operations School
1992-2001
Summer Research Grant, School of Business, University of Miam
1998, 2000
Research Excellence Award, School of Business, University of Miami
1997
Board of Editors, Journal of Contemporary China
1995-present
Asia-Pacific Program Director, Global Strategy Council, Washington, D.C
1994-1998
Research Excellence Award, School of Business, University of Miami
1992
Member, governing board of Security Studies Section, International Studies Association
1992-1995
Member, International Institute of Strategic Studies, London
1986-present
Member, Executive Panel, Chief of Naval Operations, Department of Defense
1984-1988
Member, Board of Governors, The East-West Center, Honolulu. Chair, Program Committee and Member, Executive Committee, Board of Governors
1982-1985
Member, Board of Advisors, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.
1983-1998
Chair, Program Committee, American Association for Chinese Studies Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
1987
Chair, Program Committee, Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C
1984
Vice-Chair, Program Committee and Chair for China and Inner Asia Panels, Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, San Francisco
1983
Fellow, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University
1982-83
Received $50,000 grant from Far Eastern Textile Ltd. to organize a conference entitled "Washington-Peking-Taipei: A Decade After Normalization," Southern Center for International Studies, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5-6 1988
FY 1988
1980-1982 Principal Investigator, Undergraduate International Studies Grant, U.S. Department of Education. $ 108,500
Fiscal Years
Miami University, Summer Research Grant
Summer 1976
Fellow, Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Summer 1975
Social Sciences Research Council Grant
Summer 1975
Miami University Summer Research Grant
Summer 1974
Fellow, East Asian Institute, Harvard University
Summer 1973
Harvard University Summer Research Grant
Summer 1973
Harvard Travelling Fellow
1968-1969
Kendall Fellow of Radcliffe College
1967-1968
National Defense Foreign Language Fellowships for summer and academic years of 1962-1966
1962-1966
Radcliffe College Grant
1961-1962
Wellesley College Scholar
1958-1961
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Ethnic minorities in China, Sino-Japanese relations, Chinese military modernization, China-Taiwan relations

Publications

June Teufel Dreyer Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations Past and Present (Oxford University Press. 2016).


June Teufel Dreyer China's Forty Millions: Minority Nationalities and National Integration in the People's Republic of China (Harvard University Press. 1976).


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