Jun Zhao
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Jun Zhao is an associate professor of the Middle East Studies Institute (MESI) of Shanghai International Studies University. Prior to joining MESI in 2016, he served as a post-doctoral researcher at the History Department of East China Normal University.  In addition to his academic work, he often teaches Middle Eastern studies, World Economics and Politics at other Universities. In 2012, Zhao Jun received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Shanghai International Studies University. Now he works as a full-time researcher and a part-time editor-in-charge of Arab World Studies.

He is the co-author of two books on the Middle East and author or co-author of 20 academic research papers.


Email: hillzhaoshi@sina.cn

Tel: (86)021-35373001


Middle East Regionalism, Terrorism in the Middle East


Arab League, Ethnic Minorities in the Middle East


Ph.D., Shanghai International Studies University, 2012

M.A., Shanghai International Studies University, 2007

B.A., Anhui Normal University, 2002


Co-Author Works

1.Case Studies: The Development Patterns of Islamic Countries in the Middle East after World War IIYinchuan: Ningxia People’s Publishing House, 2015.

2. The Relations Between the Middle East and Great Powers, Beijing: Current Affarirs Press, 2013.

Main Academic Papers

1. “Review of The Arab League Studies Abroad”, International Study Reference, No.5, 2016.

2. “Egypt’s Development Strategy and the Belt and Road Initiative”, Arab World Studies, No.3, 2016.

3. “Formal or Informal?: The Dispute Settlement Mechanisms of China’s FTAs,” Journal of Shanghai JiaoTong University, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2016.

4. Relations between Sisi’s Regime and Russia, Academic Journal of Russian Studies, No.1, 2016.

5. “China’s Patterns of Counter-Terrorism”, China Reference, No.6, 2015.

6. “On China’s Anti-terrorism Governance in the Middle East in the New Era,” Yonsei Journal of International Studies (In South Korea), Vol. 7, AutumnWinter, 2015.

7. “The Interactive Relation between Egypt and Arab League”, Arab World Studies, No.5, 2015.

8. “Appraisal of Arab League’s Performance”, International Survey, No.6, 2013.

9. “The Prospects of Terrorism in the Middle East”, Arab World Studies, No.3, 2013.

10. “On The Dispute Settlement Mechanisms of China’s FTAs”, China Business and Market, No.8, 2013.

11. “Decision-making Mechanism of Arab League and Arab Integration,” Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (In Asia), Vol. 3, No. 2, 2009.

12. “On the Nature and Foreground of Arab Free Trade Areas”, Journal of Lianyungang Technical College, No.3, 2007.

13. “On the Decision-making System of Arab League”, Arab World Studies, No.6, 2007.

14. “An Analysis of Functions of Arab League”, Arab World  Studies, No.4, 2006.

Reviews of Current Affairs

1. “New Dynamics Appears in the Relations between China and Egypt”, Wenhui Daily, January 21, 2016.

2. “Iran Tries to Find New Approaches to Improving Its Relations with the West” Wenhui Daily, January 30, 2016.

3. “What’s the Effects of Removal of the Nuclear Sanctions on Iran”, Xinmin Evening News, February 4, 2016.

4. Правление  ас-Сиси  в  Египте  и  развитие оссийско-египетских  отношени, Far East Economy Weekly, August 1-8, 2016.


1. China’s Post-doctoral Foundation, No.58, “Arab League and Arab Order”,No:2015M581553

2. The Zhejiang Province Philosophy and Social Science Research Program, “East African Community and Regional Security”,No:14DFZ03YB)。

3. The Shanghai Municipal Education Commission Program” The Designs and Practices of Arab League System”, 2011.


Native in Chinese, Fluent in English