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SOAS China Institute

Rosemary Foot

Rosemary Foot
Rosemary Foot is Professor of International Relations and the Sir John Swire Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia, St Antony's College, University of Oxford, where she teaches predominantly on the International Relations postgraduate programme. Foot has a Masters degree from the London School of Oriental and African Studies, and a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since 1996, she has been an elected Fellow of the British Academy. Author of several books, these include two on US policy during the Korean War published as part of the series “Cornell Studies in Security Affairs”; The Practice of Power, on US-China relations published in 1995 with Oxford University Press (OUP);  Rights Beyond Borders: the global community and the struggle over human rights in China (OUP, 2000); and with Andrew Walter as co-author, China, the United States, and Global Order, (Cambridge University Press, 2011). Her latest edited book is called China Across the Divide: the domestic and global in politics and society (OUP, 2013). Her research interests cover the international relations of the Asia-Pacific, including US-China relations, human rights, and Asian regional institutions.