Peixi (Patrick) Xu

Communication University of China

XU Peixi is Professor and Director of the Global Internet Governance Studies Center at the Communication University of China (CUC). He obtained his Doctoral Degree from CUC and a Licentiate Degree from the University of Tampere, Finland. His research interests include International Communication, Internet Governance, and Cybersecurity. He has authored over 50 articles published in academic journals, including China Information Security and Modern Communications, as well as three books: Global Governance from Traditional Media to the Internet (Tsinghua University Press), The Shaping of Cyber Norms: Origins, Disputes, and Trends (China Social Sciences Academic Press), and Digital Cold War or Digital Commons: The Future of Internet (Guangming Daily Press). Xu Peixi is a member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group of China Internet Governance Forum. He is an active participant of cyber dialogues between China-EU, China-UK, China-U.S. as well as emerging countries. He can be reached at