Keough School of Global Affairs
Associate Professor of Politics, Keough School of Global Affairs; Faculty Fellow, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies; Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies; Faculty Fellow, Pulte Institute for Global Development
- China and Chinese politics
- Chinese international relations including US-China relations
- China’s relations with developing countries
- China-Africa relations
- China and the Global South
- International political economy; comparative politics; development
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Eisenman in the News
February 19, 2024
Tension between the U.S. and China seem to have have eased in recent months, but the upcoming U.S. presidential election results could potentially impact relations between the two countries. China's growing interest in the Global South, including its economic and geopolitical strategies to expand its engagement with that region, add to the list of concerns. For more, KCBS anchor Liz Saint John spoke with Dr. Joshua Eisenman, Associate Professor of Politics at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.
February 08, 2024
"China believes that party-to-party relations are important because political parties have both a broad reach in their respective country touching on almost every area of policy and a deep reach stretching from local to national politics," Joshua Eisenman, an expert on the CCP and China-Africa relations at the University of Notre Dame, told Axios.
August 29, 2023
In "China's Relations with Africa: A New Era of Strategic Engagement" (Columbia University Press), former U.S. ambassador to several African countries David Shinn and University of Notre Dame political scientist Joshua Eisenman detail Beijing's economic, military, diplomatic, political and ideological outreach to African nations.