Sulmaan Wasif Khan

Sulmaan Wasif Khan is the Denison Chair of International History and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School, Tufts University. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Yale University.

His first book, Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the Tibetan Borderlands, was published in 2015 by UNC Chapel Hill Press. He has also written for Foreign Affairs, The Economist and Prospect, among other journals.

In 2018 Sulmaan published Haunted by Chaos, a history of the grand strategies pursued by the People’s Republic of China since 1949. He is now working on a book about US–Chinese relations over the future of Taiwan, to be published by Basic Books in the US and by Allen Lane / Penguin in the UK.