Fan Hong-wei is Associate Professor at the Research School of Southeast Asian Studies (Nanyang Yan
Fan Hong-wei is Associate Professor at the Research School of Southeast Asian Studies (Nanyang Yanjiu Yuan), Xiamen University, China. He obtained his Ph.D. in History from Research School of Southeast Asian Studies, Xiamen University. In 2008, he was the postdoctoral fellow in the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He has taught history and international relations in Xiamen University and is also the Editor of the Journal of Southeast Asian Affairs. Over a decade, he has contributed more than thirty articles in Chinese, English and Japanese in journals, edited volumes, and newspapers. His research interests and focus cover Burma/Myanmar issues, the overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia, and China–Southeast Asia relations. He has been the director of the research projects of the Sumitomo Foundation, and China’s Ministry of Education.