Michael Yahuda is a Professor Emeritus of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, where he served from 1973 to 2003. His main fields of interest are China's politics, foreign policy and the international relations of the Asia Pacific. He has published nine books and more than 200 articles and chapters in books. The third revised edition of his book, The International Politics of the Asia Pacific since 1945, will be published at the end of 2010.
He has been associated with various institutions across the world including Sigur Center for Asian Studies, the Elliott School, George Washington University, Woodrow Wilson International in Washington DC, Australian National University, University of Adelaide (South Australia), University of Michigan and the Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies, Harvard. More recently, he was a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Singaporean Institute for South East Asian Studies, and a Visiting Professor for the Fall Term 2007 at China's Foreign Affairs University. He has acted as an adviser to the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and as a consultant to organizations in London and Singapore.