Ye Xue (薛野) is a scholar working in the academic field of International Relations. He holds PhD from the University of Sydney. His research focuses on non-Western IR theory, China’s rise and international order, Chinese foreign policy, and China’s political and social development. Before joining China Institute, University of Alberta, he was a teaching fellow at the Department of Government and International Relation the University of Sydney. Also he was research associate at Lowy Institute, and the Australia Centre for China in the World at Australian National University. His academic works have been published by several leading peer-reviewed journals, including The Pacific Review, Journal of Contemporary China, Pacific Focus and Asia Policy.