than-hai-doDo, Thanh Hai is currently the director for Center for Information and Analysis East Asia Institute, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.

His book, Vietnam and the South China Sea: Politics,Security and Legality will be published by Routledge in 2017.

Some of his research projects were on South China Sea issue in multilateral forums and China’s policies on South China Sea disputes after the Cold War.

His academic interests include South China disputes, International Politics and Security inAsia and the Pacific, Globalization and regional integration, international institutions, Vietnam’s foreign policy, Science of Negotiation,

He is a Doctor of Philosophy. He took his Bachelor of Art in International Relations at the Institute for International Relations.