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Associate Professor Nicholas Khoo

Nicholas Khoo 2022 thumbnailBA(California, Irvine) MA(Johns Hopkins) MPhil PhD(Columbia)

Associate Professor Khoo’s research interests pertain to Chinese foreign policy; Asian security; international relations theory; and cold war studies.

Nicholas is author of China’s Foreign Policy Since 1978: Return to Power (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2020); author of Collateral Damage: Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011); co-author of Security at a Price: The International Politics of U.S. Missile Defense (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), and co-author of Asian Security and the Rise of China: International Relations in an Age of Volatility (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2013).

Teaching

Contact details

Room 4N4, 4th floor, Arts (Burns) Building
Tel +64 3 479 5783
Email nicholas.khoo@otago.ac.nz

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Selected books

Image of Asian security and the rise of China book cover

Asian Security and the Rise of China

ISBN: 978-1-78100-461-6

Edward Elgar Publishing

China's Foreign Policy since 1987 - book cover

China’s Foreign Policy since 1978

ISBN: 978-1-83910-304-9

Edward Elgar Publishing

Image of collateral damage book cover

Collateral Damage: Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance

ISBN: 978-0231150781

Columbia University Press

Collateral Damage: Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance - Review

Image of Security at a Price book cover

Security at a Price: The International Politics of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense

ISBN: 978-1-4422-5457-2

Rowman and Littlefield

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Publications

Khoo, N. (2011). Collateral damage: Sino-Soviet rivalry and the termination of the Sino-Vietnamese alliance. New York: Columbia University Press, 267p.

Khoo, N. (2021). Retooling great power nonproliferation theory: Explaining China's North Korea nuclear weapons policy. The Pacific Review, 34(4), 523-546. doi: 10.1080/09512748.2019.1689287

Khoo, N., & Steff, R. (2017). Security at a price: The international politics of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 163p.

Khoo, N. (2015). The ASEAN security community: A misplaced consensus. Journal of Asian Security & International Affairs, 2(2), 180-199. doi: 10.1177/2347797015586126

Steff, R., & Khoo, N. (2014). Hard balancing in the age of American unipolarity: The Russian response to US Ballistic Missile Defense during the Bush Administration (2001-2008). Journal of Strategic Studies, 37(2), 222-258. doi: 10.1080/01402390.2013.866556

Khoo, N. (2011). Collateral damage: Sino-Soviet rivalry and the termination of the Sino-Vietnamese alliance. New York: Columbia University Press, 267p.

Authored Book - Research

Khoo, N. (2021). Retooling great power nonproliferation theory: Explaining China's North Korea nuclear weapons policy. The Pacific Review, 34(4), 523-546. doi: 10.1080/09512748.2019.1689287

Journal - Research Article

Khoo, N., & Steff, R. (2017). Security at a price: The international politics of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 163p.

Authored Book - Research

Khoo, N. (2015). The ASEAN security community: A misplaced consensus. Journal of Asian Security & International Affairs, 2(2), 180-199. doi: 10.1177/2347797015586126

Journal - Research Article

Steff, R., & Khoo, N. (2014). Hard balancing in the age of American unipolarity: The Russian response to US Ballistic Missile Defense during the Bush Administration (2001-2008). Journal of Strategic Studies, 37(2), 222-258. doi: 10.1080/01402390.2013.866556

Journal - Research Article

Khoo, N. (2010). Breaking the ring of encirclement: The Sino-Soviet rift and Chinese policy toward Vietnam, 1964-1968. Journal of Cold War Studies, 12(1), 3-42.

Journal - Research Article

Khoo, N. (2010). Revisiting the termination of the Sino-Vietnamese alliance, 1975-1979. European Journal of East Asian Studies, 9(2), 321-361. doi: 10.1163/156805810X548784

Journal - Research Article

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