Professor Frederick Teiwes

Professor Frederick Teiwes

Social and Political Change Academic Group, China Studies Centre
Department of Government and International Relations, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Professor Frederick Teiwes has an international reputation in his main area of research – Chinese elite politics. He has written extensively on re-evaluations of Chinese Communist Party history from 1935–76, and is currently researching leadership politics in the post-Mao era. His wider areas of interest lie in Chinese politics more broadly, communist and post-communist systems, the international communist movement and American foreign policy.

His publications in recent years include The End of the Maoist Era, China’s Road to Disaster, The Tragedy of Lin Biao, The Politics of Agricultural Co-operativisation in China, The Formation of the Maoist Leadership (all with Warren Sun), Politics and Purges in China, and Politics at Mao’s Court. He has also contributed to The Cambridge History of China and written for The China Quarterly, Asian Survey, Problems of Communism, The China Journal and other journals.