Dr James Reilly
PhD George Washington University, Washington DC
M.A. East Asian Studies, University of Washington, Seattle WA
+61 2 9036 9329
James Reilly is a Senior Lecturer in Northeast Asian Politics in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. His research and teaching are in the areas of Chinese foreign policy, East Asian politics, and international relations. In the Department, he teaches undergraduate and post-graduate units on East Asian Politics and Chinese politics.
He is the author of Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China’s Japan Policy (Columbia University Press, 2012), and the co-editor of Australia and China at 40 (UNSW Press, 2012).
His articles have appeared in a number of academic journals, including: Asian Survey, China: An International Journal, Chinese Journal of International Politics, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Journal of Contemporary China, Modern Asian Studies, Survival, and Washington Quarterly. He has also published several book chapters in edited volumes. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (George Washington University 2008) and an M.A. in East Asia Area Studies (University of Washington 1999), and was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford (2008-09). He also served as the East Asia Representative of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in China from 2001-2008.
- Chinese foreign policy
- East Asian politics
- International relations
Books Authored and Edited
Reilly, J 2012, Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China’s Japan Policy, Columbia University Press, New York.
Reilly, J, and Yuan, J (eds) 2012, Australia and China at 40, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.
Refereed Journal Articles
Reilly, J 2012 "Counting On China? Australia's Strategic Response to Economic Interdependence", Chinese Journal of International Politics, vol. 5, no. 4, available online at http://cjip.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/pos016?ijkey=xe3HX7BvUTzzJNz&keytype=ref.
Reilly, J 2012, "China’s Unilateral Sanctions", The Washington Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 121-133, available online at http://sydney.edu.au/arts/government_international_relations/downloads/documents/twq12FallReilly.pdf.
Goldsmith, B, Linley, M & Reilly, J 2012, "Who’s Afraid of the Dragon? Asian Mass Publics’ Perceptions of China’s Influence", Japanese Journal of Political Science, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 501-523, available online at http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A87iaeR1.
Reilly, J 2012, "A Norm-Taker or a Norm-Maker? China’s ODA in Southeast Asia", Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 21, no. 73, pp. 71-91.
Reilly, J 2011, "Remember History, Not Hatred: Collective Remembrance of China’s War of Resistance to Japan", Modern Asian Studies, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 463–490, available online at http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=1&fid=8192979&jid=ASS&volumeId=-1&issueId=-1&aid=8192975&fromPage=cupadmin&pdftype=6316268&repository=authInst.
Gill, B & Reilly, J 2007, "The Tenuous Hold of China, Inc. In Africa", The Washington Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 37-52.
Reilly, J 2006, "China’s History Activism and Sino-Japanese Relations", China: An International Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 189-216.
Reilly, J 2004, "China’s History Activists and the War of Resistance against Japan: History in the Making", Asian Survey, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 276-294.
Gill, B & Reilly, J 2000, "Sovereignty, Intervention, and Peacekeeping: The View from Beijing", Survival, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 41-60.
Reilly, J 2012, "A Northeast Asian Model of ODA? Comparing Chinese, Japanese and Korean Official Development Assistance", in C Dent & J Dosch (eds), The Asia-Pacific, Regionalism and the Global System, Edward Elgar, London.
Reilly, J 2012, "Soft Power in Chinese Foreign Policy", in E Kavalski (ed), Ashgate Research Companion to Chinese Foreign Policy, Ashgate, Surrey.
Reilly, J 2009, "Online Chinese Nationalism towards Japan", in S Breslin & S Shen (eds), Online Chinese Nationalism and China’s Bilateral Relations, Rowman & Littlefield, Latham.
Reilly, J 2008, "The Role of Public Opinion in China’s Japan Policy: 2003-2005", in S Guo (ed), Harmonious World and China’s New Foreign Policy, Rowman & Littlefield, Latham.
Na, W & Reilly, J 2007, "China’s Corporate Engagement in Africa", in M Kittssou (ed), Africa in China’s Global Strategy, Adonis and Abbey, London.
Reilly, J 2009, "The Rebirth of Minjian Waijiao: China’s Popular Diplomacy toward Japan", Japan Policy Research Institute Working Paper, No. 115.
Reilly, J 2013, "China v Japan: The Asian issue to watch in 2013", Australian Institute of International Affairs, 5 February, available online at http://glovercottages.wordpress.com/2013/02/07/video-china-v-japan-the-asian-issue-to-watch-in-2013-with-dr-jame-reilly/.