Lawrence C. Reardon

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-1858
Office: Political Science, Horton SSC Rm 314, Durham, NH 03824
Lawrence C. Reardon

Lawrence C. Reardon received his Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University. He wrote The Reluctant Dragon: The Impact of Crisis Cycles on Chinese Foreign Economic Policy (University of Washington Press, 2001), and has written on China's foreign policy for China Quarterly, The Journal of Contemporary China, China Business Review, and The Journal of Shenzhen University. He translated two volumes of key Chinese policy documents concerning China's coastal development strategy (Chinese Law and Government, 1994). He also publishes on the politics of religion in Asian states (Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 2011), co-edited the volume, The Catholic Church and the Nation-State (Georgetown University Press, 2006). He is currently completing a follow-up manuscript on Chinese foreign economic policy in the 1980s, and an historical analysis of Chinese government religious policy. He is a research associate at Harvard University's Fairbank Center, was a Luce fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a special researcher at Jinan University. At the University of New Hampshire, he is an associate professor of political science, and is the coordinator for Asian studies.

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, Columbia University in the City of New York
  • M.I.A., Columbia University in the City of New York
  • M.Phil., Political Science, Columbia University in the City of New York
  • B.A., International/Global Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests

  • China
  • China foreign relations
  • China religion
  • China's domestic policy
  • Special Economic Zones

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Political Science
  • POLT 403: United States in World Affairs
  • POLT 545: People and Politics in Asia
  • POLT 546: Wealth and Politics in Asia
  • POLT 556: Politics in China
  • POLT 569: The Rise of China
  • POLT 592: Top/Human Rights&Relig China
  • POLT 602: Internship
  • POLT 760: Theories Internatl Relations
  • POLT 762: International Political Econ

Selected Publications

Reardon, L. C. (2018). The Pope and Asia: Building Bridges—Reconciliation with the People’s Republic of China. In Pope Francis as a Global Actor (pp. 215-244). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71377-9_11

Reardon, L. C. (2015). The Reluctant Dragon Crisis Cycles in Chinese Foreign Economic Policy. University of Washington Press.

Reardon, L. C. (2005). The economic dimension of the Asian security order. ISSUES & STUDIES, 41(1), 232-236. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Reardon, L. C. (2003). China's Industrial Reform and Open-Door Policy 1980-1997: A Case Study from Xiamen. Qi Luo. The China Journal, 49, 157-159. doi:10.2307/3182204

REARDON, L. C. (2000). Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 572(1), 169-171. doi:10.1177/0002716200572001032

Reardon, L. C. (1998). Learning how to open the door: A reassessment of China's "opening" strategy. CHINA QUARTERLY, (155), 479-511. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

REARDON, L. C. (1994). CHINA COASTAL CITIES - CATALYSTS FOR MODERNIZATION - YEUNG,YM, HU,XW. CHINA QUARTERLY, (139), 826-827. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

REARDON, L. C. (1994). CHINA COASTAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, 1979-1984 (II) - INTRODUCTION. CHINESE LAW AND GOVERNMENT, 27(4), 3-9. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

REARDON, L. C. (1994). CHINA COASTAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, 1979-1984 .1. INTRODUCTION. CHINESE LAW AND GOVERNMENT, 27(3), 3-8. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Reardon, L. C., & Pearson, M. M. (1992). Joint Ventures in the People's Republic of China: The Control of Foreign Direct Investment under Socialism.. The Journal of Asian Studies, 51(4), 901. doi:10.2307/2059067

Most Cited Publications