Dr. Randall Doyle is a professor of East Asian and U.S. History and American Government at Mid-Michigan Community College. Dr. Doyle has recently completed a one-year Franklin Fellowship assigned to the U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, where he worked with the Office of East Asia and Pacific Affairs. Dr. Doyle has taught East Asian History, Pacific Rim History, Modern China and U.S. Diplomatic History, U.S. Foreign Policy, U.S. Politics, and Chinese Law and Politics. He has served as Visiting Professor or Visiting Scholar at numerous institutions in China, Japan, and Australia. Professor Doyle's past books include: "Modern China and the New World: The Reemergence of the Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century" (2012, co-authored with prominent Chinese scholar Dr. Zhang Boshu); and "The Roots of War in the 21st Century: Geography, Hegemony, and Politics in Asia-Pacific" (2009). He is currently writing his sixth book, "The House of Mirrors in the 21st Century: The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Asia-Pacific Region." It will primarily analyze and interpret the dramatic power-shift occurring in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing primarily on Australia, China and the U.S., and also address future geostrategic roles of Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore and India.
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