Author and Editor, Global Studies; China (Guilford, Ct.: McGraw Hill), 10th edition, 2003., 11th edition, 2005., 12th edition, 2007.
Inklings of Democracy in China, (Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University Press), 2002.
China’s Unresolved Issues: Politics, Development and Culture, 3rd edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995
Project Director and Chief Editor in collaboration with Kathleen Hartford, Lawrence Sullivan and David Zweig, China’s Search for Democracy: The Student and Mass Movement of 1989. (M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, N.Y.) 1992.
2012 Grant for field research expenses, study of Mekong River Basin, Sumitomo Foundation, Japan.
2010-11 Principle Investigator, Grant for field research expenses, study of Mekong River Basin, from Casa Asia, Barcelona.
2005 Honorary Professor, Sichuan University.
Phi Kappa Phi (honor society)
Phi Beta Delta (honor society)
Honorary Member, Golden Key International Honor Society, Northeastern University (as a faculty member, chosen for making significant contributions to the life of Northeastern University, including excellence in teaching).
Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honorary)
1996-97 Fulbright Grant to teach at China’s Foreign Affairs College, Beijing
1992 Twenty-Eighth Annual University Lectureship: The Robert D. Klein lecturer, in recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement, professional contribution, and creative classroom activity.
1991-1992 Faculty Development Grant for University-wide Seminar Series: Global 2000
1988 American Council of Learned Societies, Social Science Research Council; Grant to study Chinese at Stanford Directed Interuniversity Center in Taiwan. (For Senior Scholars with a record of competence in doing research in Chinese language materials.)
1979 Melon Grant, awarded to develop course on Ethics and Business (to be taught in Business School). Declined.
1976-1977 American Council of Learned Societies, Social Science Research Council: Grant for study of Chinese Foreign Policy.
1976 Summer Research Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities on post- 1949 writings of Mao Zedong (Prof. Kau Ying-mao, Brown University, was director)
2011, spring term: Visiting Scholar, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore.
2010, fall term: Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University.
2005, 2006, 2008, 2010: Leader of Northeastern University Dialogue with China Program
1996-1997 (fall term): Fulbright Lecturer, Foreign Affairs College (Waijiao xueyuan) (run by the Chinese Foreign Ministry), Beijing. (Taught 2 courses on International Relations, and one course on Sino-American Relations)
1995-96, 1997: Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England; Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Cambridge University
1990-1995: Chair, Dept of Political Science, Northeastern University
1985 Resident Academic Advisor to Northeastern University’s Political Internship Program, London.
1966-1969: Research Associate, Office of Social Science Studies, Bendix Aerospace, Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor Michigan, Specialist on Asian Politics and International Relations. Research concentrated on external relations of People’s Republic of China.