Shen YameiSenior Fellow ASSOCIATE RESEARCH FELLOW | CHINA INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Shen Yamei is director and associate research fellow with department for American studies, China Institute of International Studies (CIIS). Her research areas include American politics and foreign policy, and China-U.S. relations. She also works as research fellow for China Foundation for International Studies (CFIS). She has co-authored three books and published more than 30 academic papers with China International Studies, Xiandai Guoji Guanxi, Contemporary World, Pacific Journal and more. Previously, she served as second secretary in the Chinese Embassy in Israel from 2006 to 2010. She joined CIIS in 2003 after graduating from China Foreign Affairs University with a MA in law and diplomacy and a BA in law and diplomacy.