June Teufel Dreyer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, where she teaches courses on China, U.S. defense policy, and international relations. She has also lectured to, and taught a course for, National Security Agency analysts.
Formerly senior Far East specialist at the Library of Congress, she has also served as Asia policy advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations and as commissioner of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission established by the U.S. Congress. Professor Dreyer received her BA from Wellesley College and her MA and PhD from Harvard, and has lived in China and Japan and paid numerous visits to Taiwan. She has served as a United States Information Agency lecturer, speaking in fourteen Asia-Pacific states. Professor Dreyer has published widely on the Chinese military, Asian-Pacific security issues, China-Taiwan relations, Sino-Japanese relations, ethnic minorities in China, and Chinese foreign policy.
Dr. Dreyer’s latest book, Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun,: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. The tenth edition of her China’s Political System: Modernization and Tradition, is in preparation for Routledge Press. She is co-editor of the forthcoming special issue of Orbis whose theme is Taiwan in the Tsai Era: Problems and Prospects, published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute.