Professor of Political Science
Year Joined RCNJ: 2012
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- Office: B-203
- Office Hours: R 10:00-1:00 pm
- B.A., San Francisco State University
- M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
- Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
- International Politics
- United Nations: World Politics
- China: History, Politics, and Culture
- Introduction to Political Science
- Readings in Humanities
- U.S. China Relations
- East Asia: History and Politics
- American Foreign Policy
- International Relations
- U.S. Foreign Policy
- China/East Asian Politics
- Foreign Relations
- U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations
- Foreign Policy Decision-Making
- International Politics
- U.S.-China-Taiwan in the Age of Trump and Biden: Towards a Nationalist Strategy (London/New York: Routledge, 2022).
- U.S.-China Rivalry and Taiwan’s Mainland Policy: Security, Nationalism, and the 1992 Consensus (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).
- U.S. Taiwan Strait Policy: The Origins of Strategic Ambiguity (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2012).
- “China’s Leninist State and Strategic Relations with the United States: Chiang’s KMT in Nanjing Decade and Implications for the Chinese Communist Party after 1949,” Asian Politics & Policy 15, no. 4 (2023), pp. 668-701.
“Learning the Wrong Lessons from Ukraine? Sources of Beijing’s Misperceptions and Tensions across the Taiwan Strait”(coauthored with Yao-Yuan Yeh), American Journal of Chinese Studies 29, no. 2 (2022), pp. 171-180.
- “The End of Liberal Engagement with China and the New U.S.-Taiwan Focus,” Pacific Focus 35, no. 3 (2020), pp. 397-435.
- “The Trump Administration’s One-China Policy: Tilting toward Taiwan in an Era of U.S.-PRC Rivalry?” Asian Politics & Policy 11, no. 2 (2019), pp. 250-278.
- “Liberal Internationalism, Jacksonian Nationalism, and the US ‘One-China’ Policy,” Asian Survey 57, no. 5 (2017), pp. 885-909.
- “U.S.-China Rivalry and the Weakening of the KMT’s ‘1992 Consensus’ Policy: Second-Image Reversed, Revisited,” Asian Survey 56, no. 4 (2016), pp. 754-778.
- “Security, Domestic Divisions, and the KMT’s Post-2008 ‘One China’ Policy: A Neoclassical Realist Analysis,” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 15, no. 2 (2015), pp. 319-365.
- “Constructing Peaceful Development: The Changing Interpretations of ‘One China’ and Beijing’s Taiwan Strait Policy,” Asian Security 10, no. 1 (2014), pp. 22-46.
- “The Strategic Implications of Ma Ying-jeou’s ‘One ROC, Two Areas’ Policy on Cross-Strait Relations,” American Journal of Chinese Studies 20, no. 1 (2013), pp. 23-41.
- “Competitions and Coalitions: An Emerging U.S. Domestic Nationalist Consensus, Executive Branch Prerogatives, and the Taiwan Strait Tensions,” in Wei-chin Lee, ed., Protests, Pandemic, and Security Predicaments: Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and the U.S. in the 2020s (Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, 2023), pp. 347-396.
- “Fascism with Chinese Characteristics: Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalist Vision in the 1930s and Implications for U.S.-PRC Rivalry Today,” in Shiping Hua, ed., Chinese Ideology (New York: Routledge, 2022), pp.111-130.
- “Trump, Biden, and China: From a Wilsonian World Order to Jacksonian Nationalism,” in Shiping Hua, ed., The Political Logic of the U.S.-China Trade War (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2022), pp. 257-277.
- “In the Shadow of Great-Power Rivalry,” in Kharis Templeman, Yun-han Chu, and Larry Diamond, eds., Dynamics of Democracy in Taiwan: The Ma Ying-jeou Years (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2020), pp. 361-383.
- “Foreign Policies of East Asia,” (coauthored with Dennis V. Hickey) in Shiping Hua, ed., Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia (New York: Routledge, 2018), pp. 76-97.
- “An Indispensable Pillar of Obama’s ‘Pivot’ to Asia: Continuing Strategic Ambiguity across the Taiwan Strait,” in Peter Chow ed., The U.S. Strategic Pivot to Asia and Cross-Strait Relations (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. 31-54.
- “The Evolution of Taiwan’s Policies toward the Political Participation of Citizens Abroad in Homeland Governance,” (coauthored with Pei-te Lien) in Tan Chee-Beng, ed., Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora (New York: Routledge, 2013), pp. 42-58.
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