CAI Cuihong
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CAI Cuihong

Professor, Ph.D., Fudan University

Research InterestsSino-US Relations, Information Security Strategy, Cyberspace Governance,  Cyberpolitics & International Relations 


Cuihong Cai is a professor of international relations with the Center for American Studies at Fudan University.  Prior to the present job, she worked for the Foreign Affairs Office of Fudan University during 1996-2001. She received her B.S.(1993)and M.S.(1996) in biophysics, and her Ph.D (2002) in international relations from Fudan University. She also holds a B.A.(2001) in English language and literature from Shanghai International Studies University.  She was a visiting scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002, and at the University of California, Berkeley in 2007, as well as an invited fellow in the 2007 program on US National Security sponsored by the US State Department. She is now a member of the Shanghai Association of American Studies.

Dr. Cai is the author of Cyberpolitics in U.S.-China Relations (Shanghai: Fudan University Press, 2019) , Political Development in the Cyber Age (Beijing:  Current Affairs Press, 2015),  U.S. National Information Security Strategy  (Shanghai: Academia Press, 2009)and Internet and International Politics  (Shanghai: Academia Press, 2003), as well as dozens of articles and  papers on cyberpolitics,  cybersecurity strategy, cyberspace governance and  Sino-US relations.


  Studies on Cyber Politics and International Relations (Postgraduate Courses)   
  Studies on Global Cyberspace Governance (Postgraduate Courses)


  A Research on Building a Global Internet Governance System

  A Research on the United States and Global Governance in Cyberspace

  A Research on Cyber Politics within the China-U.S. Relations in the 21st Century

  A Research on the Internet and Political Cultural Security

  China-U.S. Relations under the Perspective of Cyber Politics

BooksMonograph and Translation

       Cyberpolitics in U.S.-China Relations

Political Development in the Cyber Age

U.S. National Information Security Strategy

Internet and International Politics


Academic Awards:

Political Development in the Cyber Age”  won the 2nd prize of thOutstanding Books of Philosophy and Social Sciences in Shanghai.

“Cyberpolitics in International Relations and Its Governance Dilemma” won the 3d prize of the Outstanding Papers of Philosophy and Social Sciences in Shanghai.

Selected Papers

“The Five Eyes’ China Policy: Coordination and Limits,”Contemporary International Relations, No. 5, 2021.

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Diplomatic Reform,” Quarterly Journal of International Politics, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2021.

“American AI Strategy: Goals, Means and Evaluation,” Contemporary World and Socialism, No. 1, 2021.

“Global Cyber Governance in the Context of COVID-19: Opportunities and Challenges,” International Forum, No. 1, 2021.

“The Dialectical Unity of Cyber Sovereignty and the Community of Shared Future in Cyberspace”, New Media, No.1, 2021.

“Global Data Governance: Challenges and Approaches,” China International Studies, No. 6, 2020.

“Building a New Digitalised World Through Technology Centrism”,Trisha Ray, Laetitia Bruce Warjri, Arjun Jayakumar & Samir Saran, Digital Debates: CyFy Journal 2020 (New Delhi: ORF and Global Policy Journal, 2020), ISBN: 978-81-948115-1-0, pp.48-53.

Trump Administration’s Cyberspace Strategy,” Contemporary World, No.8, 2020

  “Comparison of the Confucius Institute and Goethe Institute in America from the Perspective of Public Diplomacy(II),” Journal of World Information, Vol. 24, pp.14-20.  

  “Comparison of the Confucius Institute and Goethe Institute in America from the Perspective of Public Diplomacy(I),” Journal of World Information, Vol. 22, pp.22-32.

    “The Shaping of Strategic Stability by Artificial Intelligence”, The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Strategic Stability and Nuclear Risk, Vol.II (Eastern Asian Perspectives), Edited by Lora Saalman, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), October 2019.

      “The Trend and Motivation of Technology Centrism,” People’s Tribune, September 2019, pp.40-43.

      “An Analysis of the Global Influence of High-tech Multinational Corporations,”People’s Tribune, September 2019, pp.34-37.

  “Technological Hegemony and the Paradox of ‘Superpower’ in the Age of Great Change,” Frontiers , July 2019

       “A Comparison of Cyber Strategies between China and the U.S.: Goals, Means and Models,” Contemporary World and Socialism, No. 1, 2019

      “Cyberspace Governance in the Age of Global Changes,”Exploration and Free Views, No.1, 2019

      “China and Global Cyber Governance: Main Principles and Debates,” Asian Perspective, Vol. 42, No. 4 (2018), pp. 647-662.

   “Global Cyber Governance: China’s Contribution and Approach,” China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018, pp. 55–76. 

     “The U.S. Cyber Security Cooperation with Asia Pacific Allies and Its Evaluation,” World Economics and Politics, No.6, 2018

Geopolitics in the Cyberspace: A New Pwespective in U.S.-China  Relations ,” The Journal of International Studies, No.1, 2018

      The Community of Shared Destiny in Cyberspace: The Intrinsic Logic and Feasible Route,Frontiers,  No.24,2017


The Analysis of the Mechanism of Cyber Terrorist Activities with the Case Study of ISIS, Contemporary World and Socialism, No. 1, 2017.

“Opportunities and Challenges of ‘Digital BRICS’”, International Review, No. 1, 2017.

“The ‘Thucydides Trap’ Discourse in China-US Relations,” China International StudiesNo. 3, 2016. (English version: China International StudiesJuly/August 2016.)

“U.S.-China Cybersecurity Relations”, American Studies in Cross Cultural Perspectives, Sichuan University Press, June 2016.

“Global Cybersecurity Environment: Perspectives of the US and China in Comparison”, in Cherian Samuel and Munish Sharma, eds., Securing Cyberspace: International and Asian Perspectives (ISBN 978-81-8274-918-4), New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2016, pp. 319-332.

“China’s Position in the International Collaborative System in Cyberspace”, China Information Security, No. 10, 2016.

“Political Security in the Era of Social Media”, Fudan Review of International Relations, Shanghai People’s Press,  No. 17, 2015,.

 “Cybersecurity in the Chinese Context: Changing Concepts,Vital Interests, and Prospects for Cooperation”, China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies, Vol.1, No. 3, 2015. (doi:10.1142/S237774001550189)

“Words Mightier Than Hacks: Narratives of Cyberwar in the United States and China” Asian Perspective, Vol. 39, No. 3, July-September 2015. (doi: 10.5555/0258-9184-39.3.541)

“Logic and Pattern of US-China Relations in Cyberspace,” China Information Security, No. 9, 2015.

“Big Power Responsibility in Cyberspace and China’s Role”, World Knowledge, No.18, 2015 (Gen. No.1661).

 “Cyberpolitics and American Ideological Expansion”, Fudan American Review, Special Issue for the CAS 30th anniversary, 2015.

“American Digital Landscape and the ‘Internet+’ plan”, Internet Economy, No.4, 2015.

“A Preliminary Study of Big Power’s Responsibility in Cyberspace Governance”,  Contemporary World & Socialism, No. 1, 2015, pp. 171-177.

“A Structural Analysis of the Narratives of Cyberwar: Subjects and Objectives”, Journal of Intelligence, No. 8, Vol. 33, August 2014, pp.25-30.

“Connotations and Challenges of Big Data in International Relations”, World Economy and Politics, No. 5, 2014, pp. 124-143.

“U.S. Preemptive Cyber Strategy: Formation and Its Impacts”, China International Studies, No.1, 2014, pp.44-53.

“Concept of Data Sovereignty and Its Prospect in the Cloud Computing Era”, Contemporary International Relations, No.12, 2013, pp.58-65.

“The Cyberspace Governance amid the Interaction of States, Markets and Society”, World Economy and Politics, No. 9, 2013, pp. 90-112.

“On U.S.-China Strategic Trust in Cyberspace”, Fudan American Review, No. 1, 2013, pp.93-118.

“Competition, Conflict and Cooperation: China-U.S. Relations in Cyberspace”, American Studies Quarterly, No. 3, 2012.

 “Cyberpolitics in International Relations and Its Governance Dilemma”, World Economics and Politics, No. 5, 2011.

 “A Retrospect and Prospect of ‘the US Strategic Trends and Sino-US Relations: A Conference Summary”, Fudan American Review, 2011/1.

“Online Political Communication: Debate of Its Features and Effects”, Contemporary World & Socialism, No. 6, 2011.

“On the Legal Foundations of the US Information Freedom and Its Limitation——An Observation behind WikiLeaks Disclosure”, China International Studies, January/February 2011.

“Some thoughts on the development of the academic journals on international relations”, Journal of Intelligence, December 2010.

 “Information Freedom and Information Security in the US”, Fudan Youth, No. 232, September 2010.

 “Role of Value in the U.S. Foreign Policy and Its Limitation”, Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.3. No.2, June 2010.

“Evolution of American Studies and Its Development in China”, Fudan Journal of The Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.2, No.1, March 2009.

“Between Science and Humanity: A Valuable Book on Chinese Politics”, Fudan Journal of The Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.1, No.4, December 2008.

“Factors influencing the future US-China Relations”, American Studies, 6th volume, Shishi Press, Beijing, November 2007.

“Is Knowledge Society Possible in the International Arena?---A Constructive Interpretation of China’s Strategic Culture”, China International Studies, Summer 2007 & Knowledge Politics Quarterly(Online),Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2008.

“The future development of the study of international politics in Mainland China”, East Asian Studies(Taiwan), No. 1, 2007

 “An introduction to the western theories of international system—from behaviorism to constructivism”co-authored with NI ShixiongInternational Review, No. 4, 2006

“Analytic comparison of international system: pattern, transformation and dynamics”, Teaching and Research, No. 7, 2006.

 “The U.S. national information security strategy after ‘9.11’”, American Studies, 5th volume, Shishi Press, Beijing, June 2005.

“Impact of the networked information on the contemporary international relations”, Religion and American Society---Religion in the Internet Age”( No. 3), edited by Xu Yihua, Beijing: Shishi Press, December 1, 2005.

“From Korean War to Iraq War: Change of American Attitude Toward Dover Test” (in English)The Unites States in Time of War and Peace: Conference Proceedings, Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, Oct.2005. Also appeared in: American Studies and I (in Chinese), Fudan University Press, May 2005.

“American Studies or Study of America: Asymmetry in American Studies of Different Countries”(co-authored with Ni Shixiong), Social Sciences, No. 9, 2005. Also appeared on American Studies, 4th volume, Shishi Press, Beijing, May 2005.

 “American Library Services: to make information more available”, Shanghai University Studies of Librarian and Information Sciences, No. 2, 2005.

“Information security strategy in the context of the cyber-nationalism”, Shanghai Zhibu Shenghuo, June 2005.

 “Iraq War and the International Anti-terrorism”, International Relations after the Iraq War”(Conference Proceedings), Taiwan Chengchi University, June 2004.

 “Terrorism---Neo-imperialism: Never a Frontal Contradiction”, Comparative Studies on China-U.S. National Interests,  Edited by Ni Shixiong & Wang Yiwei,  Shishi Press(Beijing), published in June 2004.

“The Quantum Model of the International System in the Information Age”, International Relations: Theory and Practice, Edited by Guo Xue-tang, Shishi Press(Beijing), published in May 2004.

“The American Road of Power---Hegemon---Empire: Both the Opportunities from Outer Threat and the Expansion of Its Inner Exceptionalism”, American Studies, 3rd volume, Shishi Press, Beijing, January 2004.

An Elementary Exploration of the Strategy of the Biological Security in the Era of Globalization, International Review, No.4, 2003.

“American Information Security in a Networked Era, American Studies, 2nd volume, Shishi Press, Beijing, November 2002.

Internet and the Transparency of American PoliticsAmerican Studies, 2nd volume, Shishi Press, Beijing, November,2002.

“Analysis of the Impact of the Internet on Contemporary International Politics”, World Economy and Politics, No. 9, 2001.

“New Theories on Globalization in the West”, International Review, No. 3, 2001;  Xinhua Abstract,  No. 10, 2001. 


  The Emerging Pattern of Cyber Governance , 2018-11-09   

  The World Significance of China's Participation in Global Cyber Governance , 2017-12-20   

  Grasping China's Positioning in the International Cyberspace Cooperation System , 2016-10-31   

  The Logic and Trend of China-U.S. Relations in Cyberspace , 15-09-30   

  The Great Power Responsibility and China's Role in Cyberspace , 15-09-16   

  Inspirations and Reflections on  Cybersecurity , 15-07-31  

   Internet+ Shapes the United States  Digital Map , 15-04-30    

  “Stealing Fire”in the Digital Age: The Debate on Freedom of Information and National Security , 2015-04-03   

  The Responsibility in Network Space Governmence ,2014-06-13