Dr. Xiang Gao is a research fellow of the Ocean Policy Research Institute (OPRI), Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF). She received PhD in international public policy at Osaka University. Dr. Gao specializes in China’s ocean policy and Chinese foreign policy. Her recent research interests are in the area of ocean governance in East Asia, with a focus on the construction of a regional cooperation framework.
At OPRI, she is currently undertaking the program of promotion on the maritime security exchange, the Arctic governance program and the research program on maritime issues of East Asia.