Affiliation: International Relations
Post: John Swire Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia, St Antony's College
E-mail: rosemary.foot [AT] sant.ox.ac.uk
Phone Number: (01865) 432031
College: St Antony's College
Website: Personal Website
Office Address: Room 2, 22 Winchester Road
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Professor Rosemary Foot (MA PhD (Lond) FBA)
Post: John Swire Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia, St Antony's College
Rosemary Foot is Professor of International Relations, and the John Swire Senior Research Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford University. She has been a Fellow of the College since 1990, was Senior Tutor, 2003-2005, and Acting Warden of the College from December 2011 to September 2012.
Professor Foot studied at the University of Essex (1972), the London School of Oriental and African Studies (1973), and the London School of Economics and Political Science where she completed a Ph.D degree in 1977. She then took up a post as Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Sussex, in the School of English and American Studies, acting as Sub Dean of the School from 1985 and 1987, and moving to Oxford in 1990.
She has been an American Council of Learned Societies/Fulbright Scholar at the East Asian Institute, Columbia University, in 1981-82; a visiting exchange scholar at the People's University in Beijing in 1986; a visiting fellow at the Center for International Studies, Princeton University in 1997; and holder of the visiting Kiriyama Professorship for Pacific Rim Studies at the Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco in 2002. From January to June 2006 she was a visiting Senior Fellow in the International Security Program at the Belfer Center, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and from August to November 2006 the visiting S Rajaratnam Professor of Strategic Studies at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore.
Research Areas and Interests
- Security issues in the Asia-Pacific;
- Institutional developments in the Asia-Pacific;
- Human rights;
- China’s regional policy;
- US-China Relations;
Previous Posts HeldLecturer in International Relations, University of Sussex, 1978-1990
MPhil International Relations, including MPhil option, "The International Relations of East Asia"; D Phil and M Phil supervision
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(with Andrew Walter) China, the United States and Global Order (Cambridge University Press, 2011, paperback and hardback, available at www.cambridge.org/9780521725194)
Framing Security Agendas: U.S. Counter-Terrorist Policies and Southeast Asian Responses, Policy Studies 49, East West Center, Washington DC 2008
Human Rights and Counterterrorism in America’s Asia Policy, Adelphi Paper, no 363, February 2004 (OUP for IISS, London)
Rights Beyond Borders: the Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China (OUP 2000)
The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949 (OUP, 1995)
A Substitute for Victory: the Politics of Peacemaking at the Korean Armistice Talks (Cornell UP 1990)
The Wrong War: American Policy and the Dimensions of the Korean Conflict, 1950-53 (Cornell UP 1985)
Publications: Co-edited Books
(co-edited) Does China Matter? A Reassessment (Routledge, 2004)
(co-edited) Order and Justice in International Relations (OUP, 2003)
(co-edited) US Hegemony and International Organizations (OUP, 2003)
(co-edited) Hong Kong’s Transitions 1842-1997 (Macmillan, 1997)
(co-edited) Migration: the Asian Experience (Macmillan, 1993)
“Social Boundaries in Flux, Secondary Regional Organizations and their Relationship with Regional International Society” in Barry Buzan and Zhang Yongjin (eds.) International Society and East Asia(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
(ed.) China Across the Divide: The Domestic and Global in Politics and Society (New York: Oxford University Press)
(co-edited) OUP Handbook on the International Relations of Asia (New York: Oxford University Press)
“Selective or Effective Multilateralism? The George W. Bush Administration’s Proliferation Security Initiative and China’s Response” in Jochen Prantl (ed.) Effective Multilateralism (Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan)
Already Published Articles and Book chapters Since 1995 ONLY (earlier publications on request)
(with Andrew Walter) “Global Norms and Major State Behaviour: The Cases of China and the United States”, European Journal of International Relations, 2012.
"US-China Interactions in Global Governance and International Organizations", in David Shambaugh (ed.) Tangled Titans:The United States and China (Lanham, Md: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012).
"China and the Tian'anmen Bloodshed of June 1989" in Steve Smith, Amelia Hadfield, Tim Dunne (eds.) Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, Cases (Oxford University Press, 1st edition 2008, 2nd edition, 2012).
“The Korean War, 60 years on: Strategic, Political and Normative Consequences” Seoul Journal of Korean Studies, 24:1, June 2011.
“The Responsibility to Protect (r2p) and its Evolution: Beijing’s Influence on Norm Creation in Humanitarian Areas,” St Antony’s International Review 6, no. 2, 2011: 47–66.
The Cold War and Human Rights” in (eds.) Melvyn P. Leffler, and Odd Arne Westad, The Cambridge History of the Cold War, Vol. III, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
“Strategy, Politics, and World Order Perspectives: Comparing the EU and US approaches to China’s Resurgence” in Robert S. Ross, Oystein Tunsjo and Zhang Tuosheng, (eds.) US-China-EU Relations: Managing the New World Order , London, Routledge, 2010.
“Human Rights and China’s International Relations” in Shaun Breslin (ed.) Handbook of China’s International Relations, London, Routledge, 2010.
“China and the United States: Between Cold and Warm Peace” in Survival, December/January 2009/2010.
“China’s Policies toward the Asia-Pacific Region: changing perceptions of self and changing others’ perceptions of China?” in Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Cheng-yi Lin (eds.) Rise of China: Beijing’s Strategies and Implications for the Asia-Pacific (London: Routledge, 2009).
“Modes of Regional Conflict Management: comparing security cooperation over the Korean Peninsula, Taiwan, and the South China Sea” in Amitav Acharya and Evelyn Goh (eds) Reassessing Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific: competition, congruence, and transformation, Cambridge, Mass: Belfer Center/MIT Press, 2007
"Exceptionalism Again: the Bush Administration, the 'Global War on Terror' and Human Rights", Law and History Review, 26:3, 2008.
"The United Nations, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights: Institutional Adaptation and Embedded Ideas", Human Rights Quarterly, May 2007
"Human Rights in Conflict", Survival, Autumn 2006
“Chinese Strategies in a US-Hegemonic Global Order: Accommodating and Hedging” International Affairs vol. 82, no. 1, Jan./Feb.2006
“Torture: the struggle over a peremptory norm in a counter-terrorist era”, E.H. Carr Memorial Lecture, University of Wales at Aberystwyth, October 2005 published in International Relations vol. 20 no. 2, June 2006
“Opportunities Lost, Prizes Won: The US Normalization of its Relations with China 1972-1979”, in Kirby, W.C., Ross, R.S., and Gong Li, (eds.) Normalization of US-China Relations, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University Press, 2006
“Human Rights and Counter-terrorism in Global Governance: Reputation and Resistance” Global Governance, vol. 11, no. 3, Summer 2005
“China’s Regional Activism: Leadership, Leverage, and Protection” in Global Change, Peace and Security, vol. 17, no.2, June 2005
“Collateral Damage: human rights consequences of counterterrorist action in the Asia-Pacific”, International Affairs, vol. 81, no. 2, March 2005
co-author (with Evelyn Goh) “From Containment to Containment?: The United States and China since 1949” in Robert Schulzinger (ed.) Blackwell’s Companion to the History of US Foreign Relations Oxford: Blackwells, 2003
“Bush, China and Human Rights”, Survival, vol. 45, no 2, Summer 2003
“U.S. Credibility at Stake: Domestic Supremacy in America’s Human Rights Policy”, in Yuen Foong Khong and David Malone (eds.) Unilateralism and US Foreign Policy Boulder, Colo.:Lynne Rienner 2003
“The UN System as a Pathway to Security in Asia: A Buttress not a Pillar”, in Muthiah Alagappa (ed.) Asian Security Order Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2003
“The UN’s Contribution to Asia-Pacific Security Architecture”, The Pacific Review vol. 16, no.2, 2003
“Redefinitions: the Domestic Environment and US China Policy in the 1960s” in Jiang Changbin and Robert S. Ross (eds) Re-examining the Cold War: US-China Diplomacy, 1954-1973, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Asia Center, 2001
“Chinese Power and the Idea of a Responsible State”, China Journal, January 2001
(with Andrew Walter), “Whatever Happened to the Pacific Century?”, Review of International Studies Vol. 25, Special Issue, December 1999
“The Present and Future of the ARF: China’s role and attitude”, in Khoo How San (ed) The Future of the ARF Singapore: Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, 1999
“The ASEAN Regional Forum and China” in Shalendra D. Sharma (ed.) Asia in the New Millennium: Geopolitics, Security and Foreign Policy Berkeley, Institute of East Asian Studies, Research Papers and Policy Studies Series, 2000
“China in the ASEAN Regional Forum: Organizational Processes and Domestic Modes of Thought”, Asian Survey, Vol. 38, no. 5, May 1998
“Human Rights, Democracy and Development: the Debate in East Asia”, Democratization, vol. 4, no. 2, 1997
"The Eisenhower Administration and its Fear of Empowering the Chinese", Political Science Quarterly, Autumn 1996
"Sources of Conflict Between China and India as seen from Beijing", in Sumit Ganguly and Ted Greenwood, eds., Mending Fences: Confidence-and Security-Building in South Asia, Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1996
"Thinking Globally from a Regional Perspective: Chinese, Indonesian and Malaysian Reflections on the Post Cold War Era", in Contemporary Southeast Asia, vol. 18, no. 2, June 1996; (also appeared in W. Hale, and E. Kienle (eds.) After the Cold War: Security and Democracy in Africa and Asia, I.B. Tauris, 1997
"Leadership, Perceptions, and Interest: Chinese-American Relations in the Early Cold War Era", a review article for Diplomatic History vol. 20, no. 3, 1996
"Chinese-Indian Relations and the Process of Building Confidence: Implications for the Asia-Pacific", The Pacific Review, vol. 9, no. 1, 1996
"The Study of China’s International Behaviour: International Relations Approaches", in Ngaire Woods, ed., Explaining International Relations Since 1945, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996
"Making Known the Unknown War: Policy Analysis of the Korean Conflict since the 1980s", in Michael J. Hogan, ed., The Historiography of American Foreign Policy Since 1941 New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995
"Pacific-Asia: the Development of Regional Dialogue", in Louise Fawcett and Andrew Hurrell, eds., Regionalism in World Politics: Regional Organization and International Order, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995
"China’s Foreign Policy in the Post-1989 Era", in R. Benewick and P. Wingrove, eds., China in the 1990s, London: Macmillan, 1995. Also published in US by Columbia University Press and reprinted 1998