The 34th ACPS Annual Meeting and International Symposium was successfully held at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas on November 11th and 12th, 2022. Organized around the theme “Rethinking and Reassessing China’s Political Development: A Post-Pandemic Perspective,” the conference drew participants from academic institutions in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Chile, South Korea, and China. Keynote speeches were given by Dr. Andrew G. Walder, Denise O’Leary and Kent Thiry Professor of Sociology in the School of Humanities, Senior Fellow of the Freeman-Spongli Institute for International Studies, and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, and Dr. Susan L. Shirk, Research Professor and Chair of the 21st Century China Center in the School of Global Policy and Strategy at University of California, San Diego. Paper presentations given by other conference participants were structured around seven panel themes: China’s Global Investment and Its Impacts; Statecraft and US-China Relations; Media, Public Opinion and Political Rhetoric/Signaling; China and Its Interactions with the World; Elite Politics and Authoritarian Cooptation; The Chinese State and Society; and China and Its Neighbors. The conference ended with a business meeting at which a new ACPS president and other members of the Board of Directors, were elected. There was also an optional tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of SMU. Cohosting the conference were the John Goodwin Tower Center for Public Policy & International Affairs at SMU and ACPS.