Paul H.B. Godwin retired as Professor of International Affairs at the National War College in Washington, DC, in the summer of 1998. In the fall of 1987, he was a Visiting Professor at the Chinese National Defense University. His teaching and research specialties focus on Chinese defense and security policies. Professor Godwin’s most recent publications include “Security Policy and China’s Defense Modernization: A Sixty–Year Perspective,” in New Frontiers in China’s Foreign Relations, ed. Allen Carlson and Ren Xiao (Lexington Books, 2011); “Asia’s Dangerous Security Dilemma,” Current History 109, no. 728 (September 2010); “The People’s Liberation Army and the Changing Global Security Landscape,” in The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of the PLA, ed. Roy Kamphausen, David Lai, and Andrew Scobell (U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, 2010); “The Cradle of Generals: Strategists, Commanders and the PLA National Defense University,” in The “People” in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China’s Military, ed. Roy Kamphausen, Andrew Scobell, and Travis Tanner (U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, 2008); and “China’s Emerging Military Doctrine: A Role for Nuclear Submarines,” in China’s Future Nuclear Submarine Force, ed. Andrew S. Erickson et al. (Naval Institute Press, 2007). He graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in International Relations, and received his doctorate in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. Professor Godwin resides in Chico, California, and is now a consultant and serves as a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia.
Alice L. Miller is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. She is a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, where she serves as editor of and contributor to the China Leadership Monitor, and also teaches in the Departments of History and Political Science at Stanford University. She has published two books: Science and Dissent in Post-Mao China: The Politics of Knowledge (University of Washington Press, 1996), and, with Richard Wich, Becoming Asia: Change and Continuity in Asian International Relations Since World War II (Stanford University Press, 2011). Prior to coming to Monterey and Stanford in 1999, Dr. Miller taught in the School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University from 1980–2000. From 1974–1990, Dr. Miller worked in the Central Intelligence Agency as a Senior Analyst in Chinese foreign policy and domestic politics, and as branch and division chief, supervising analysis on China, North Korea, Indochina, and Soviet policy in East Asia. Dr. Miller graduated from Princeton University in 1966, receiving a B.A. in Oriental Studies. She earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. in history from The George Washington University in 1969 and 1974, respectively.