East Asian Studies Center, China Global Gateway and Fisher College of Business Center for International Business Education present:
Robert Daly;Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center
Robert Daly was named as the second director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center in August, 2013. He came to the Wilson Center from the Maryland China Initiative at the University of Maryland. Prior to that, he was American Director of the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing. Robert Daly began work in U.S.-China relations as a diplomat, serving as Cultural Exchanges Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in the late 80s and early 90s.
After leaving the Foreign Service, Robert Daly taught Chinese at Cornell University. He helped produce Chinese-language versions of Sesame Street and other Children’s Television Workshop programs as well as worked on other television and theater projects in China as a host, actor, and writer. He served as the director of the Syracuse University China Seminar and was a commentator on Chinese affairs for CNN, the Voice of America, and Chinese television and radio stations. He was the American Director of the U.S.-China Housing Initiative at the Department of Housing and Urban Development from 2000 to 2001. Mr. Daly has testified before Congress on U.S.-China relations. He lived in China for 11 years and has interpreted for Chinese leaders, including Jiang Zemin and Li Yuanchao, and American leaders, including Jimmy Carter and Henry Kissinger.
This event is sponsored in part by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for The Ohio State University’s East Asian Studies Center, Fisher College of Business Center for International Business Education, and the China Global Gateway..