Richard Cooper教授在哈佛大学执教国际经济学。他同时也是美国外交关系委员会的委员。在其职业生涯中他数度出任美国政府公职,包括美国国家情报委员会主席(1995年-97年)和美国国务院主管经济事务的副国务卿(1977年-81)。他参与了1979年中美建交。


Richard N. Cooper is Professor of International Economics at Harvard University.  He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has served on several occasions in the US Government, as chairman of the National Intelligence Council (1995-97), Under-Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1977-81). He participated in the establishment of diplomatic relationship between the United States and China.