It is with sadness we share that Allen S. Whiting, Professor of Political Science, passed away in Laguna Hills, California, on January 11, 2018. Professor Whiting taught at the University of Michigan from 1968 until 1982, at which time he left for a position at the University of Arizona. A distinguished scholar in the study of China, he leaves a legacy of exceptional scholarship as well as the training of many students in the field.