Sulmaan Khan

Assistant Professor of Chinese Foreign Relations

  • PhD, Yale University
  • MA, Yale University
  • BA, Yale University


Sulmaan Khan is assistant professor of Chinese foreign relations. His interests encompass Chinese and international history, non-state actors, borderlands, and environmental security. In addition to his historical scholarship, he has worked as a freelance journalist, writing for The Economist, Yale e360, The American Interest, Prospect, and YaleGlobal.

Research Interests
  • Chinese foreign relations
  • International security
  • International history
• “Cold War Co-operation: New Chinese Evidence on Jawaharlal Nehru’s 1954 Visit to Beijing”, Cold War History, 11:2, February, 2011.
• “The Aesthetic of Analysis: National Intelligence Estimates and Other American Appraisals of the Cold War Triangular Relationship”, Diplomatic History, 32:5, November, 2008.

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