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Stanley Rosen

Professor of Political Science

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1697
Office: THH 326

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 8/1979
M.A. International Relations, University of California - Los Angeles, 6/1966
B.A. English/Pre-Med, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 6/1965

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

International Academic Adviser, Beijing Normal University, China: Asian and Chinese Language Film Research Center, 09/01/2014-  
Distinguished Researcher and Lecturer, Beijing Normal University, China: Chinese Culture and International Communication Research Institute, 06/05/2013-  

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Rosen is a specialist on politics in the People's Republic of China, Chinese film, and Chinese society

Funded Research

Contracts and Grants Awarded

Taiwan Documentary Film (Taiwan Ministry of Culture), Stanley Rosen, $25,000, 2014-2015   
UCLA/USC Joint East Asian Studies Center (US Department of Education (submitted 2010)), Stanley Rosen, Bin Wong (UCLA), $2,609,148, 08/15/2010-08/14/2014  
USC/UCLA Joint East Asian Language And Area Studies Center And (UCLA/U.S. Dept. of Education (submitted 2006)), Rosen, Stanley, Bin Wong (UCLA), $2,400,000, 08/15/2006-08/14/2010  
Freeman Foundation Undergraduate Asian Studies Initiative II (Freeman Foundation (submitted successfully in 2007), Stanley Rosen, East Asian Studies Center, $400,000, 2008-2009   

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Comparing Exceptionalisms and Dreams: The Relevance of the Chinese and American 'Models' for Post-80's and Post-90's Chinese Youth", Chinese Exceptionalism in Comparative Perspective, Talk/Oral Presentation, Paper, University of Nottingham, England, Center for Chinese Studies, Invited, 2014-2015   
"The Chinese Dream Confronts the American Dream in Popular Culture: China as Producer and Consumer of Films at Home and Abroad", China in a Changing World, Talk/Oral Presentation, Paper, University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, Invited, 2014-2015   



Ying Zhu and Stanley Rosen (Ed.). (2010). Art, Politics and Commerce in Chinese Cinema. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
Gries, P., Rosen, S. (2010). Chinese Politics: State, Society and the Market. London and New York: Routledge.
Rosen, S. (1986). S. Rosen. Policy Conflicts in Post-Mao China: A Documentary Survey with Analysis (co-edited).
Rosen, S., Unger, J., Chan, A. (1985). On Socialist Democracy and the Chinese Legal System (co-edited). M.E. Sharpe.
Rosen, S. (1982). S. Rosen. Red Guard Factionalism and the Cultural Revolution in Guangzhou.

Book Chapter

Rosen, S. (2015). Can China Devise a Strategy to Promote Its Films Abroad? Obstacles and Suggestions. Cinese Film after 110 Years (in Chinese) pp. 259-279. Beijing: China Film Press.
Rosen, S. (2015). "Conclusion". Conflict and Cooperation in US.-China Relations pp. 248-269. London and New York: Routledge.

Journal Article

Rosen, S. (2015). Hollywood in China: Selling Our or Cashing In?. The Diplomat.
Rosen, S. (2012). "Ironies of Soft Power Projection: The United States and China. Limes. Vol. 20 (6), pp. 4.
Rosen, S. (2011). "The Use of Film for Public Diplomacy: Why Hollywood Makes a Stronger Case for China". PDiN Monitor. Vol. 2 (5 (May-June)), pp. 6 pages.
Rosen, S. (2009). "Contemporary Chinese Youth and the State". Journal of Asian Studies. Vol. 68 (2), pp. 359-369.


Rosen, S., Chu, D. (1987). S. Rosen. Survey Research in the People's Republic of China (co-authored).
Rosen, S. (1981). S. Rosen. The Role of Sent-Down Youth in the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

Honors and Awards

USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, Political Science Award for Outstanding Classroom Teaching and Dedication to Students, 1998-1999  

Service to the University

Administrative Appointments

Faculty Master, University Residential College at Birnkrant (appointed by the Provost to be Faculty Master at the first "honors" residence hall at USC), 08/16/2011-  
Director, East Asian Studies Center, 08/16/2005-08/16/2011  
Faculty Master, New Residential College, 08/20/1997-08/16/2011  

Service to the Profession

Administrative Appointments

Member of the Advisory Board, Pacific Basin Institute, Pomona College, 2009-2010   
Member of the International Advisory Board, Center for Media Policy Studies, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, 2009-2010   
Member of the International Advisory Board, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Zhongshan University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2009-2010   

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Co-editor of Journal, Chinese Education and Society, 2008-2009   
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Contemporary China, 2008-2009   
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