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Stanley Rosen

Professor of Political Science

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1697
Office: VKC 232A

Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Profile on Departmental Website


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

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



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.

Journal Article

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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