June Teufel Dreyer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 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. A graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard University, she has lectured to analysts at the National Security Agency and the U.S. Joint Security Operations Command (JSOC).
Dr. Dreyer’s Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations in Historical Perspective, which received the Japan Institute for National Fundamentals’s 2017 prize for best book of the year, was published by Oxford University Press with an updated paperback edition in 2018. Taiwan Under Tsai Ing-wen, co-edited with Jacques de Lisle, appeared in April 2021. The eleventh edition of her China’s Political System: Modernization and Tradition, is now being prepared. Her current research focuses on Sino-Japanese Relations, Chinese domestic and foreign policy; Taiwan studies, and Asia-Pacific Security issues.