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Prof. Lyle J. Goldstein is an associate professor in the Strategic Research Department of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, and is also director of the NWC's new China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI), which was established in October 2006 to improve mutual understanding and maritime cooperation with China. Proficient in Chinese and Russian, Professor Goldstein has conducted extensive field research in both China and Russia. His research on Chinese defense policies, especially concerning naval development, has been published in China Quarterly, International Security, Jane's Intelligence Review, Journal of Strategic Studies, and U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. Professor Goldstein's first book, which compared proliferation crises and focused particularly on Chinese nuclear strategy, was published by Stanford University Press in 2005. He is the co-editor of the United States Naval Institute books China’s New Nuclear Submarine Force (2007), China’s Energy Strategy: The Impact on Beijing’s Maritime Policies (2008) and China Goes to Sea: Maritime Transformation in a Comparative Historical Context (2009). The next book in this series is entitled Defining a Maritime Partnership with China (forthcoming 2010). Recently, his research focus has been on further development of China’s Coast Guard and related cooperation issues. He earned a PhD from Princeton University in 2001 and has an MA from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Dr. Goldstein has also worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.