Dr. Mao Lin is an associate professor of history at Georgia Southern University. His research focuses on American foreign relations, the Cold War, modern China, and especially US-China relations. Lin’s articles have appeared in a number of academic journals, covering a wide range of topics related to US-China relations. He has received several scholarships, including the 2023 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad in Taiwan, the 2022 Wilson Center China Fellowship, the 2011 National Endowment for the Humanities, and the 2009 Marshall-Baruch Fellowship from the George C. Marshall Foundation. Currently he is working on a book project with the working title “U.S.-China Relations and the Diplomacy of Modernization, 1966-1979.