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Taiwan Experts Database:
The Taiwan Experts Database spotlights leading and emerging scholarly voices on the island nation. We seek to make Taiwan – a maturing democracy, multicultural society, and geo-strategically important player in the Indo-Pacific region – better known to English-speaking audiences.
To submit an entry for consideration, please fill out the following survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XXwXsRDT3Hd6Yhzv4m9Yocs1Pwk5pcqc0rfGHIyNOCk/edit

Entries may have been edited for length, uniformity or typos. Please forward any questions, corrections, or feedback to Dr. Catherine Chou at choucath@grinnell.edu

Disclaimer: NATSA is not responsible for the information provided by the individuals listed in this document.
Updated: September 2019

NameTitle/PositionProfessional AffiliationAreas of ExpertiseContactWebsite/Social MediaLanguages (excluding English)Publications
Akwen, Charles Terseer LecturerUniversity of Lagos, Nigeria Identity Studies and Literary Creativity
Sinophone Literature
charlesakwen at gmail dot com Mandarin (intermediate)
Alsford, Niki Reader in Asia Pacific Studies
Director of the Northern Institute of Taiwan Studies
University of Central LancashireIndigenous Affairs
Taiwanese History
Contemporary Society
njpalsford at uclan dot ac dot ukhttps://www.uclan.ac.uk/staff_profiles/dr-niki-j-p-alsford.phpBuried Treasurers: Taiwan Indigenous Peoples’ Archives Held at the School of Oriental & African Studies, the University of London (Council of Indigenous Peoples, 2017)
Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan: The spirit of 1895 and the cession of Formosa to Japan (Routledge, 2017)
For more publications, please, see: https://uclan.academia.edu/NikiAlsford

Andrade, Tonio Professor of Chinese and Global HistoryEmory UniversityTaiwanese History
Chinese and Global History
tandrad at emory dot eduHow Taiwan Became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century (Columbia University Press, 2008)
Lost Colony: The Untold Story of China's First Great Victory over the West (Princeton University Press, 2011)
Arnaud, Veronique AnthropologistCASE (Centre Asie du Sud-Est)
CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique/
Nat'l Centre for Scientific Research)
Anthropology (Lanyu (Orchid) Island)

marie.dunard at wanadoo dot frhttp://case.ehess.fr/index.php?1361Mandarin, Tao, French, SpanishBotel Tobago : The island of Men (2013 film), accessible at https://archive.org/details/066LIleDesHommesENG
Batto, Nathan Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Political ScienceAcademia SinicaPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Electoral politics, legislative politics, party politics
nbatto at gate.sinica.edu.twhttps://frozengarlic.wordpress.com/Mandarin
Belogurova, Anna Research fellowFreie Universität BerlinTaiwanese History
History of communism in Taiwan, China, USSR & SE Asia
anna.belogurova at fu-berlin dot deMandarin, Russian, German (working knowledge)The Nanyang Revolution: The Comintern and Chinese Networks in Southeast Asia, 1890–1957 (Cambridge, 2019)
The Taiwanese Communist Movement and the Comintern (1924–1932): Study. Documents). (with K. M. Tertitskii) (Moscow: AST, Vostok-Zapad, 2005
Berry, Chris Professor of Film StudiesKing's College LondonCulture, Arts & Languages (Taiwanese Film)
chris.berry at kcl.ac.ukMandarin
Bolanos Casanova Jr., Antonio PhD CandidateNational Chengchi University (Taiwan)Taiwanese History
Contemporary Taiwanese Society

antbcasanova at gmail dot comhttps://twitter.com/abc210novaMandarin, Spanish (Intermediate)
Caldwell, Ernest Law FacultySOAS, University of LondonIndigenous Rights
Taiwanese History
Law (Transitional Justice, Legal Reforms, Environmental Law )
ec24 at soas.ac.ukhttps://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff78626.phpMandarin
Chang, I-Chun Catherine Assistant Professor of GeographyMacalester CollegeUrban Studies
Sustainability and Mobility
ichang at macalester dot eduhttps://www.macalester.edu/geography/facultystaff/ichuncatherinechang/Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
Chang, Jade PhD CandidateUniversity of BristolCulture, Arts, & Languages (Music in Taiwanese Cinema)

guitarha77523 at gmail dot comMandarinRecognising Taiwan in Sight and Sound - Glocalisation in the Music of Post-TNC Films (conference paper; 2019)
Music and Postcolonialism in 'City of Sadness' (conference paper; 2014)
Chang, Susan Shih PhD CandidateNational University of SingaporeMuseum Studies
Contemporary Society
Culture, Art, and Languages (Cultural Policy)
chang.shih at u.nus.eduhttp://www.susanshihchang.com/Mandarin, French"Towards an Asian Museology by Building a Transnational Museum-scape: Singapore as Case Study" (Forthcoming)
"Redefining Taiwan through Immigration Stories" (Forthcoming)
Chang, Ti-Han Lecturer in Asia Pacific StudiesUniversity of Central LancashireCulture, Arts, & Languages
Postcolonial & Environmental Taiwanese Literature
tchang2 at uclan.ac.ukMandarin & French“Representing Postcolonial Water Environment in Contemporary Taiwanese Literature.” Empire and Environment: Confronting Ecological Ruin in Asian America and the Pacific Islands. (Forthcoming 2020)
“Éco-terrorisme ou éco-héroïsme: une analyse littéraire de The Rice Bomber de Cho Li basé sur l’autobiographie de Yang Ju-men.” Atlantide. (Forthcoming 2019)
“Excluding The Included: Des Hommes Étrangers In Taiwan And France Via Theories Of Giorgio Agamben’, in Identity, Belonging And Human Rights: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective, Nasia Hadjigeorgiou, Brill, 2019, pp. 91-104

Chen, Annie Yu-An PhD Candidate & Assistant Policy AnalystRAND CorporationEconomics (Health Economics)
Contemporary Society
lyannie2000 at gmail dot comMandarin
Chen, Chun-bin Associate ProfessorTaipei National University of the ArtsEthnomusicology
Culture, Art, and Languages
chunchen60615 at yahoo dot comMandarinFrom "Singing School Songs" to "Singing Our Songs"', Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, vol. 103, 1-49
Chen, Melinda (陳婉怡)PhD studentUniversity of KansasWomen, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sexual Violence, Queer, East Asian Feminisms
m686c832 at ku dot eduMandarin
Chen, Yu-min Claire Assistant professorNat'l Taipei Uni. of Technology (Taipei Tech)Literature and Film Studies
Diaspora & Asian-American Studies
Contemporary Society
yumchen at umail.iu.eduMandarin, French
Cheng, Eric Siu-Kei Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cultural ResourcesNational Taitung University Agriculture and Fisheries
Food Culture
Community Development
Anthropology (Taiwan & Hong Kong)
chengsk at nttu dot edu dot twwww.linkedin.com/in/eric-siu-kei-chengMandarin, Cantonese
Cheng, IsabelleSenior Lecturer, E. Asian and Internat'l Dev. Studies University of PortsmouthCold War Taiwan & Authoritarianism
Migration & Citizenship
isabelle.cheng at port dot ac dot ukMandarinWith Momesso, Lara & Fell, Dafydd, 'Asset or Liability: Transnational Links and Political Participation of Foreign-Born Citizens in Taiwan?' International Migration: 57 (4), 202-17
'Saving the Nation by Sacrificing Your Life: Authoritarianism and Chiang Kai-shek’s War of for the Retaking of China', The Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 27 (2), 55-86
Cheng, Ling-Fang Professor, Graduate Institute of Gender StudiesKaohsiung Medical UniversityContemporary Society & Gender Studies
lingfang2009 at gmail dot comMandarin
Chi, Chunhuei Prof., Health Policy Graduate & Global Health ProgramsOregon State UniversityGlobal Health & Universal Health Coverage
Health Systems Finance & Governance
International Development & Collaboration
chunhuei.chi@oregonstate.eduhttps://health.oregonstate.edu/people/chunhuei-chiMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien Out‐of‐pocket payment for medical care under Taiwan's National Health Insurance system', Health Economics, vol. 17 (2008), p. 961-75
Chiang, I-In PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignCulture, Arts & Languages (Taiwanese Cinema)
Contemporary Society
Iinchiang2017 at gmail dot comMandarinImagined Nation and Imagined Womanhood in the Shaw Brothers’ Musicals (PhD dissertation)
Chiang, Jeremy Huai-Che MPhil Candidate, University of Cambridge POLIS
Non-Resident Research Associate, Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation

University of Cambridge
Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation

Politics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
New Southbound Policy, SE Asian Politics & Economics
jeremychiang at taef dot org https://twitter.com/che_huai https://nationalinterest.org/feature/risky-game-jenga-being-playing-taiwan-strait-45127?page=0%2C1
With 何則文, 李明勳, 黃一展, & 李問 ‘用地圖看懂東南亞經濟’ (https://www.books.com.tw/products/0010827474)
Chiang, Mei-Hsuan Assistant Professor, Department of FilmmakingTaipei National University of the ArtsCulture, Arts & Languages (Cinema Studies, Taiwan Film History)
Women's and Gender Studies
meihsuan at filmmaking.tnua.edu.twMandarin
Chien, Hung-yiPostdoctoral FellowInst. of Taiwan History, Academia SinicaTaiwanese History
Local studies of Northern Taiwan & place-name studies
History of Knowledge
Culture, Art, & Languages (Writing Systems)
chienhy at gmail dot comhttps://sinica.academia.edu/HungyiChienMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien, Japanese
Some Dutch and German
"Tōa–Oan (the Big Pool) 1653–1983: A History of Water, Forests, and Agriculture in Northern Taiwan." East Asian History (forthcoming).
〈細考法蘭斯瓦‧貓蘭實叮(François Valentyn)的福爾摩沙民族誌:史源、傳承、個人意見〉,《歷史臺灣》17卷,2019.05,頁65-88。
Chng, Tim Co-Founder, Intercollegiate Taiwanese Am. Student Assoc.Taiwanese-American History & Advocacy
Diasporic Taiwanese democracy & independence mvmts

tchng at acm dot orgTaiwanese Hokkien (Intermediate)
Chu, ClaireSenior AnalystRWR Advisory GroupPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies
cchu at rwradvisory dot comMandarin
Dedman, Adam (戴擁浩)PhD Candidate, Cultural StudiesUniversity of Melbourne Sexuality Studies
LGBT Politics in Taiwan & Tourism/Migration to Taiwan
Taiwanese soft power
Intra-Asian gay mobilities, esp. Thailand & Japan
dedmana at student.unimelb.edu.auhttps://twitter.com/taiwanadamMandarin, Japanese, ThaiThe power of Sinophone democracy', Taipei Times, May 26, 2019 (http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2019/05/26/2003715792)
Dickey, LaurenAnalystCenter for Naval AnalysesPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies (Military & Political Issues)
lauren.dickey at kcl.ac.ukhttps://twitter.com/lfdickeyMandarinIn search of strategy: Xi Jinping’s approach to Taiwan (PhD Dissertation)
Drun, JessicaFellowCenter for Advanced China ResearchPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies
jessica.drun at gmail dot comhttps://twitter.com/jessicadrunMandarin"One China, Multiple Interpretations" (CACR website)
"Taiwan's Social Media Landscape: Ripe for Election Interference?" (CACR website)
"Dwindling Confidence: Is the CCP's View of the KMT Changing?" (CACR website)
with Roy Kamphausen: "What are Mil-Mil Ties between the U.S. and China Good for?" (At War on the Rocks website)
Duchâtel, Mathieu DirectorAsia Program at Institut MontaignePolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Security Studies
Mathieuduchatel at gmail dot comhttps://www.institutmontaigne.org/en/experts/mathieu-duchatelMandarin
Enn, Rosa Social AnthropologistUniversity of ViennaIndigenous Affairs
Empowerment strategies of indigenous peoples
indigenous textile and fashion
Anthropology & Environmental Justice
rosa at abitoallora dot com

Mandarin, German, French‘‘Overcoming Inequality by Affirmative Action’ (in peer-review) in: Lipinsky, Astrid (Ed.): Intersectional Perspectives on Migration, Displacement and Human Rights (Vienna: Lit Verlag)
‘Decolonization and Transitional Justice on Orchid Island, Taiwan’ (in peer-review) in: Island Studies Journal ISSN: 1715-2593
‘Anthropogenic Intervention on Indigenous Land – Nuclear Waste on Orchid Island, Impacts, Challenges, and Legal Empowerment’ (forthcoming) in: Academia Sinica & Shung Ye Museum (Eds.): Formosa Aboriginal Peoples (Taipei: SMC Publishing Inc.)
‘Indigenous Movements in Taiwan – Reciprocity of Empowerment and Governance’ (in peer-review) in: Lipinsky, Astrid (Ed.): Social Movements (Vienna: Lit Verlag)
Please also see: www.matarosa.com; www.abitoallora.com; www.mama-tierra.com
Fell, Dafydd Reader in Comparative PoliticsSOAS University of LondonPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Taiwan's elections, political parties, social movements
df2 at soas.ac.ukhttps://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff30933.php MandarinGovernment and Politics in Taiwan (Routledge, 2018)
Feng, Ashley Research Associate, Energy, Economics, and Security Center for a New American SecurityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Economics (Chinese economic coercion toward Taiwan)
afeng at cnas dot orghttps://twitter.com/afeng79Mandarin
Fetzer, Joel Distinguished Professor of Political SciencePepperdine UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Indigenous Affairs
Modern Taiwanese History
Migration Studies
joel.fetzer at pepperdine dot eduhttps://seaver.pepperdine.edu/academics/faculty/joel-fetzer/Mandarin (not on air)Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan, with J. Christopher Soper (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012)
Friedman, P. Kerim (傅可恩)Associate Prof., Dept. of Ethnic Relations & Cultures
(within the College of Indigenous Studies)

National Dong Hwa University (Taiwan)Politics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Indigenous Affairs and Indigeneity
Language ideology, policy, and revitalization
Taiwanese History (colonialism)
Ethnographic Film
Political Economy
fulaoshi at gms.ndhu.edu.twhttp://kerim.oxus.net/MandarinThe Hegemony of the Local: Taiwanese Multiculturalism and Indigenous Identity Politics', Boundary, 245 (3): 79–105
Fu, Yu-wen Assoc. Prof. & Chair, Dept. of Western Languages & LitUniversity of Kaohsiung (Taiwan)Indigenous Affairs and Indigeneity
Culture, Arts & Languages
Identity, history, national narratives in TW, NZ & AUS film
ywfu at nuk.edu.twhttps://nuk.academia.edu/YFuMandarin“Breaking Through Colonial Enframing: Landscape and Mindscape in Te-sheng Wei’s Seediq Bale”, Amerasia Journal, 41:1 (April 2015), pp 96-117
“Space and Cultural Memory: Te-Sheng Wei’s Cape No. 7 (2008)”, Postcolonial Film: History, Empire, Resistance, Rebecca Weaver-Hightower and Peter Hulme eds., Routledge (2015)
Fulda, Andreas Asst. Prof., School of Politics & Internat'l RelationsUniversity of NottinghamPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Modern Taiwanese History
Andreas.Fulda at nottingham dot ac dot ukMandarin, GermanThe Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Sharp Power and its Discontents (Routledge, 2019)
Grano, Simona A. Senior Lecturer University of ZürichPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Taiwanese History
Contemporary Society
simona.grano at aoi.uzh.chhttps://www.aoi.uzh.ch/de/sinologie/persons/privatdozierende/grano.htmlMandarin, Italian, GermanWith Zhang, Yuheng, "Anti-nuclear protest in China". In: Wright, Teresa (ed.). Handbook of Protest and Resistance in China. (Northampton, MA, 2019), p. 280-289
"The evolution of the anti-nuclear movement in Taiwan since 2008", in Fell, Dafydd (ed.) Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou: From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017), p. 154-176
Environmental Governance in Taiwan: A New Generation of Activists and Stakeholders (London and New York: Routledge, 2015)

Green, Christopher Visiting ProfessorShih Chien UniversityPolitics (Local Government, Management & Administration)
Economic Development
greenchrisjames at gmail dot comhttps://www.facebook.com/greenchrisjamesKoreanTaiwanese National Identity: Global and Cultural Perceptions (in progress)
Harrell, Stevan Professor EmeritusUniversity of WashingtonIndigenous Affairs
Contemporary Society
Culture, Art, and Languages
stevehar at uw dot edufaculty.washington.edu/steveharMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien, GermanPloughshare Village: Culture and Context in Taiwan (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1982)
Cultural Change in Postwar Taiwan (editor) (Westview Press, 1994)
Eco-Developmentalism in East Asia (in process)

Harrison, MarkSenior Lecturer University of TasmaniaPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Affairs
Taiwanese History & Contemporary Society
Culture, Art, and Languages
Social Theory
mark.harrison at utas.edu.auhttps://twitter.com/mhar4MandarinArt, violence and memory in Taiwan: Telling the story of the beautiful island', Thesis Eleven (June 2018)
Hatfield, DJ (施永德)Associate ProfessorBerklee College of MusicIndigenous Affairs
Taiwanese History (Indigenous Histories)
Culture, Art, and Languages (Music)
dhatfield at berklee dot edudjhatfield.comMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien, Sowal no 'Amis
Heller, Natasha Associate Professor, Religious StudiesUniversity of VirginiaChildren's Literature
Contemporary Society (Buddhism)
nheller at virginia dot eduhttps://religiousstudies.as.virginia.edu/faculty/profile/%20nlh4xMandarin, Classical Chinese
Hioe, Brian Founding EditorNew Bloom MagazinePolitics & Cross-Strait Relations (social movements, electoral politics)
Taiwanese & Sinophone cinema, literature, music, and contemporary art
Taiwanese History
Contemporary Society
bch2131 at columbia dot edunewbloommag.netMandarin, Japanese, Spanish
Ho, Ming-sho Professor, Department of SociologyNational Taiwan UniversityContemporary Society
Social Movements & Labor & Environmental Issues
mingshoho at gmail.comhttp://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~msho/English.htmlMandarinChallenging Beijing’s Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2019)
Working-Class Formation in Taiwan: Fractured Solidarity in State-Owned Enterprises, 1945-2012 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
Hofstede, Sense Egbert PhD CandidateNational University of SingaporePolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Taiwanese and Singaporean responses to Chinese (PRC) nationalism
sense.hofstede at u.nus.eduhttp://www.sensehofstede.nl
Mandarin, Dutch
Hou, JeffreyProfessor, Department of Landscape ArchitectureUniversity of WashingtonCommunity and Environmental Design
Civic engagement, Democracy, and Public Space
jhou at uw dot eduhttp://larch.be.uw.edu/people/jeff-hou/
Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities (Routledge 2010)
Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking (Routledge 2013)
Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia (University of Hong Kong Press 2016)
City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy (Routledge 2017)
Design as Democracy: Techniques for Collective Creativity (Island Press 2017)
Hsia, Hsiao-Chuan (夏曉鵑)Prof., Graduate Institute for Social Transformation StudiesShih Hsin University Indigenous Affairs
Contemporary Society
hsiaochuan.hsia at gmail dot comhttps://e62.shu.edu.tw/teacher/xia.htmlMandarin
Hsiao, Hsin-Huang Michael Adjunct Research Fellow, Inst of Sociology, Academia Sinica
Chair Professor of Hakka Studies, National Central University
Professor of Sociology, National Sun Yat-sen University
Academia Sinica
National Central University
National Sun Yat-sen University
Sociology & social movements
Civil society & democracy
Hakka studies
Environmental studies
Taiwan and Hong Kong relations
Comparative studies of Taiwan & SE Asia
michael at gate.sinica.edu.twMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien & Hakka Middle Class, Civil Society, and Democracy in Asia (Routledge, 2018)
Chinese Middle Classes: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and China (Routledge, 2013)
Democracy or Alternative Political Systems in Asia: After the Strongmen (Routledge, 2014)
Hsiao, Russell Executive DirectorGlobal Taiwan InstitutePolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies

rhsiao at globaltaiwan dot orgwww.globaltaiwan.org
Hsieh, Ellen Assistant ProfessorNational Tsing Hua UniversityTaiwanese History (Early Modern)
Anthropology (Cultural Heritage)
Archaeology (Pre-historical periods of Taiwan)
Taiwan and Southeast Asia
ehsieh at mx.nthu.edu.twhttps://nthu.academia.edu/EllenHsiehMandarin, Taiwanese HokkienJapanese or Chinese? Non-invasive Analysis of East Asian Blue-and-white Porcelain. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences (2019) (with Christian Fischer)

Export Chinese Blue-and-white Porcelain: Compositional Analysis and Sourcing Using Non-invasive Portable XRF and Reflectance Spectroscopy. Journal of Archaeological Science 80 (2017), p. 14-26 (with Christian Fischer)

The Power of the Images in the Boxer Codex and Cultural Convergence in Early Spanish Manila. In María Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-hwa Tsang eds., Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017) pp. 118-145.
Hsu, Ching-wen Associate Professor, Institute of AnthropologyNational Tsing Hua UniversityAnthropology (Urban Anthropology)
cwhsu at mx.nthu.edu.twhttp://www.anth.nthu.edu.tw/bin/home.phpMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
Hsu, Feng-yuan PhD CandidateUniversity of AlbanyContemporary Society
Gender and Migration
jaimeshify at gmail dot comMandarinFilial technologies: transnational daughterhood and polymedia environments in transnational Taiwanese families', Information, Communication, and Society (August 2019), accessible at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369118X.2019.1657161
Huang, Chih-Jung Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.)University of VirginiaPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Taiwanese History
Law (International Law)
ch4py at virginia dot eduMandarin
Huang, Yi-wen PhD CandidateBirkbeck, University of London Culture, Art & Languages
Local cultural policy and cultural governance
urban.muriel at gmail dot comMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
Ibitz, Armin Associate Professor & Director of Wenzao EU CenterWenzao Ursuline University of Languages, KaoshiungEnvironmental Politics/Policies (climate change, circular economy)
Culture, Art, or Languages
EU-Taiwan relations
armin_ibitz at wzu.edu.twhttp://wportfolio.wzu.edu.tw/academic/92059Mandarin, GermanPlease see list of publications here: http://wportfolio.wzu.edu.tw/academic/92059
Jenco, Leigh Professor of Political TheoryLondon School of EconomicsTaiwanese History (17th c. Taiwan, Dutch period & Qing rule on Taiwan)
Political philosophy & History of Political Thought

L.K.Jenco at lse.ac.ukMandarin, Classical Chinese, Dutch (reading only)"Chen Di's Record of Formosa (Dongfan ji)," Historical Journal (under revise and resubmit)
Jhang, JhuCin (Rita) PhD CandidateUniversity of Texas at AustinContemporary Society
Communication Studies (family & health communication)
ritajhang at utexas dot eduhttps://commstudies.utexas.edu/graduate/student-profiles/interpersonal-communication/jhang-jhucin-ritaMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien, Hakka
Kao, M. Bob PhD CandidateQueen Mary University of LondonLaw (Judicial reform, LGBTQ rights, Maritime Law)
Law & Technology
Women's rights
m.b.kao at qmul dot ac dot ukMandarin
Kao, Ying-Chao Assistant Professor, Department of SociologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityGender and Sexualities in Transnational Taiwan
Military Masculinities
Social Movement Studies
Contemporary Society (religion, inequality)
yckao at vcu dot edu http://vcu.academia.edu/YingchaoKaoMandarinWeapons of the Weak Soldiers: Military Masculinity and Embodied Resistance in Taiwanese Conscription. In East Asian Men: Masculinity, Sexuality and Desire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
Masculinity in Ambiguity: Constructing Taiwanese Masculine Identities Between Great Powers. In Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer, 2013; co-authored with Herng-Dar Bih)
Karvelyte, Kristina Assistant ProfessorMing Chuan University, TaiwanUrban regeneration & city branding
Policy mobility & transformation
Cultural policy (urban/national/global)
Cultural & creative industries
Creative labour/artistic labour
kristina at mail.mcu.edu.twhttps://leeds.academia.edu/KristinaKarvelyte

Mandarin, LithuanianShifting meanings in changing contexts: the role of the creative city in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei', International Journal of Cultural Policy (2018). DOI: 10.1080/10286632.2018.1479748
Keating, Jerome F. EmeritusNational Taipei UniversityPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Taiwanese History
taiwanjfk at hotmail dot comhttp://www.jeromekeating.com Taiwan: The Search for Identity (Southern Materials Center, 2008)
Taiwan: the struggles of a democracy (Southern Materials Center. 2006)
Kemp, BrandonWriter & Independent ScholarCulture, Art, and Languages
Queer Sinophone cinema and culture
kempbm0 at sewanee dot eduhttps://twitter.com/BrandonMKempSome Mandarin“Everything Changes”: Youth Cinema and Taiwan’s Queer Coming of Age (forthcoming)
Kironska, Kristina Research FellowCentral European Institute of Asian Studies
Politics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Taiwanese History
Taiwan-Myanmar relations
kironska at asian dot skwww.ceias.euGerman, Portuguese, Hungrian, Slovak, Mandari(intermediate)
Klich, Jakub (柯亞伯)PhD CandidateNational Chengchi UniversityIndigenous Affairs
Taiwanese History & Anthropology
Cross-Cultural Relations, Transculturalism & Migration Studies
LGBT Studies
Media & Film Studies, Communication, Journalism
jakub.bartosz.klich at gmail dot comhttps://twitter.com/Klich_JMandarin, Polish, Swedish
Korbecka, Maja PhD CandidateFreie Universität BerlinCulture, Languages, and Art (Sinophone Cinemas)
Contemporary Society
barrisoffe9 at gmail dot comhttps://www.easternkicks.com/author/maja-korbeckayahoo-comPolish, Mandarin (B2)
Istenič Kotar, Saša Assistant Professor, Dept. of Asian StudiesUniversity of Ljubljana,
Taiwan Study Center, Slovenia
Politics & Cross-Strait & International Relations

sasa at tajvan dot sihttps://www.tajvan.si/predstavitev-centra/o-ustanovitelju-centra/
Mandarin, Slovene“New Directions in Taiwan’s Foreign Policy”, in Jonathan Sullivan and Chun-yi Lee, eds. A new era in democratic Taiwan? Trajectories and turning points in politics and cross-Strait relations (Routledge, 2018)
“East Asia: a scene of complex security dilemmas”, Razprave FF, ZIFF (2016)
“Reporting of the Diaoyu/Diaoyutai/Senkaku Islands Dispute in Selected Slovene Media”, Asian Studies 3 (19) / 1 (2015)
“Taiwan-China: The Gordian Knot Stays Tied”, Časopis za kritiko znanosti, domišljijo in novo antropologijo 42 / 258 (2014)
Katz, Paul Russell Distinguished Research FellowAcademia SinicaCulture, Arts, & Languages
Taiwanese History (Taiwanese Religion)
mhprkatz at gate.sinica.edu.twhttps://paulkatz.academia.edu/Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien (reasonably fluent)Religion in China and its Modern Fate (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2014)
Chinese version published by BoyYoung in 2017 (translated by Chen Ting-yu)
King, WinnieLecturerUniversity of BristolPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Policy Making & State-Societal Relations
Economics (Political Economy)
king.winnie at gmail dot comhttps://twitter.com/drwinniekingMandarin
Ku, Eric K. LecturerUniversity of TaipeiTranslingualism & linguistic landscapes
English Language Learning
Gender Studies (Same-Sex Marriage)
ericku718 at gmail dot comwww.erickuscholar.wordpress.comMandarin“Can we do a not-all-in-English drama for kids?”: Translingual practices in an EFL play', English Teaching & Learning, 43 (1), 5-22
(In press) '“Waiting for my red envelope”: Discourses of sameness in the linguistic landscape of a marriage equality demonstration in Taiwan', Critical Discourse Studies.
Kuech, Andrew PhD Candidate, Politics & Historical StudiesThe New SchoolPolitics & US-China-Taiwan Relations
Taiwanese History
Cold War Taiwan, KMT Cold War propaganda, USAID in Taiwan
kueca293 at newschool dot eduMandarin
Lai, Tzu-yun Professor, Grad Institute of Translation and InterpretationNational Taiwan Normal UniversityCulture, Art, or Languages (Translation)
Taiwanese History
tzuyunsharon at gmail dot comMandarin
Laliberté, André Professor, School of Political StudiesUniversity of OttawaPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Contemporary Society
Taiwan's welfare regime & secular state in comparative perspective
andre.laliberte at uottawa dot cahttp://uottawa.academia.edu/AndreLaliberteMandarin, French“Religion and Democracy in Taiwan”, in Democratization and Democratic Backsliding: When Does Religion Matter, edited by Myriam Kunkler and Julia Leininger (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming, 2019)
“Religious philanthropy in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong: the Impact of state institutional trajectories”, Asian Journal of Social Sciences 43, 435–465, 2015

Lams, Lutgard Professor, Faculty of ArtsKatholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus BrusselsPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Political Communication & Media Discourse Studies
Taiwan Election Campaigning Discourse
Discourse and Ideology in the English-Language Media in Taiwan
Framing of Taiwan/China in the Dutch and French-language Press
lut.lams at kuleuven dot behttp://www.bccds-workgroup.netDutch, French, Germanwith Lu Wei-lun “Puppet, Comrades and Souls in Heaven: a Critical Discourse Analysis of Chiang Kai-shek’s Early Wartime Rhetoric”, Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 47 (2) (2019), 87-112
“Issue salience and framing in the Taiwanese 2016 presidential election campaign: an analysis of the KMT and DPP campaign discourses”, International Journal of Taiwan Studies 1 (2) (2018), 301-330
“Representation of the three T’s (Tibet/Turkestan/Taiwan) in the Belgian press during the run-up to the Beijing Olympics: a comparative analysis of Dutch- and French-language narratives”, in Mertens, S. (Red.) Perspectieven op Internationale Journalistiek, Gent: Academia Press, Gent, (2013), 45-64 •

Lazzarotti, Marco Vice DirectorInternat'l Research Inst. for Archaeology & EthnologyAnthropology
Taiwanese Religion, Catholic Church in Taiwan
dr.marco.lazzarotti at gmail dot comwww.marcolazzarotti.altervista.orgMandarin, ItalianModern Life Traditional Death. Tradition and Modernization of Funeral Rites in Taiwan', in Fu Jen International Religious Studies Vol. 8.1 (Summer 2014), p. 108-126
Lee, Sheryn Lecturer, Department of Security Studies & CriminologyMacquarie University, SydneyPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Security Studies
sheryn.lee at mq.edu.auhttps://researchers.mq.edu.au/en/persons/sheryn-leeMandarin Chinese, JapanesePlease see: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00396338.2013.802850?journalCode=tsur20
Lee, Tsung-Hsin PhD CandidateThe Ohio State UniversityCulture, Arts & Languages (Taiwanese Dance)
Taiwanese History
Contemporary Society
lee.4557 at osu dot eduMandarin
Leo, Y-S Columbus (羅益世)Fmr Sec-Gen of World Federation of Taiwanese Assocs
Former political prisoner (National Security and Sedition Laws)
Overseas Taiwanese democracy & independence mvmts
Taiwanese & Taiwanese-American/Canadian History
yscleo at rogers dot comMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
Lewis, Margaret K. Professor of Law Seton Hall UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Law (criminal justice and human rights, Taiwan & China)
margaret.lewis at shu dot eduhttps://law.shu.edu/faculty/full-time/margaret-lewis.cfm
MandarinForging Taiwan's Legal Identity', Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol. 44, no. 2 (2019), p. 489-562
For more articles, please visit: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=575949
Li, Yao-Tai Assistant Professor of SociologyHong Kong Baptist UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Migration & identity politics culture
Culture & social media
yaotaili at hkbu.edu.hkhttps://yaotaili.wordpress.com/Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
Lifshey, AdamProfessorGeorgetown UniversityCulture, Arts & Languages
Taiwan's relationship w/Spanish-speaking world
Adam.Lifshey at georgetown dot eduhttps://gufaculty360.georgetown.edu/s/contact/00336000014ReSAAA0/adam-lifsheySpanish, French, PortuguesePlease refer to the publication list at: http://ex-position.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/021-Adam-Lifshey.pdf
Lin, Chi-yu PhD Candidate, Graduate Institute of Taiwanese LiteratureNational Taiwan University Culture, Arts & Languages
d04145001 at ntu.edu.twMandarin, Japanese
Lin, JamesAssistant Prof., Jackson School of International Studies
University of WashingtonTaiwanese History (Cold War)
Politics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Development Studies
jyslin at uw dot eduhttps://history.washington.edu/people/james-linMandarin
Lin, Pei-yin Associate ProfessorThe University of Hong Kong (HKU)Culture, Arts, & Languages (Taiwanese Literature)
Taiwanese History
pylin at hku dot hkhttp://web.chinese.hku.hk/main/staff/academic-staff/dr-lin-pei-yin/Mandarin, Taiwanese HokkienColonial Taiwan: Negotiating Identities and Modernity through Literature (Brill, 2017)
Lin, Syaru Shirley Adjunct Associate ProfessorChinese University of Hong Kong
Politics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Economics & International Political Economy
syarulin at gmail dot comwww.shirleylin.netMandarin, Japanese, SpanishTaiwan’s China Dilemma: Contested Identities and Multiple Interests in Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Economic Policy (Stanford, 2016)
Lin, TaoAttorney at Law (New York) & Doctoral Student (Johns Hopkins)Johns Hopkins UniversityPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
tlin28 at gmail dot comMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien
Lipinsky, Astrid Postdoctoral research associate
Managing Director
University of Vienna
Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies (Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna)
Women's Movements & NGOS
UN Human Rights Conventions in Taiwan
astrid.lipinsky at univie.ac.atwww.sinojus-feminae.eu

Mandarin, German‘Introduction’ & ‘“Saigon Kid”: Taiwanese writers on the 'New Taiwanese' & their children’, in Astrid Lipinsky (Hrsg.): Immigration Societies. Taiwan & Beyond (LIT: Zuerich, 2015), p. 11-17 & 195 – 222. http://www.lit-verlag.at/reihe/vts
Liu, Chun-ya (劉君雅)PhD CandidateUniversity of Paris 1 Pantheon-SorbonneTaiwanese History (Colonialism)
Urban Studies, Planning & Development
Geography & Demography
chunyaliu at hotmail dot comhttp://www.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article6492&lang=frMandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien, FrenchThe distinctive features of urban primacy in Taiwan: from Japanese colonial context till early KMT authority regime. Monde chinois, 2(58) (2019), p. 27-40.
Liu, Howard Postdoctoral FellowPenn State UniversityPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Protest and repression, authoritarian politics, conflict studies
Security Studies
haoliu.howard at gmail dot comwww.howardliu.orgMandarin
Liu, Shan-Jan Sarah LecturerUniversity of EdinburghPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Contemporary Society (Media)
shanjan.sarah.liu at gmail dot comwww.DrSarahLiu.com
Liu, Wen Assistant ProfessorSUNY AlbanyPolitics (Social Movements)
Queer and feminist theory
Transnational migration & diaspora
altwen at gmail dot comhttp://www.wenliu.info/Mandarin
Ljavakaw Tjaljimaraw
(aka Ek-hong Ljavakaw Sia)

Fellow, European Research Ctr. on Contemp. Taiwan
Visiting fellow, Inst. of Sociology, Academia Sinica
University of Tübingen
Academia Sinica
Politics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Indigenous Affairs
Taiwanese History
Anthropology & Sociology
Nationalism, national identity & ethnicity
Religious studies & church-state relations
ljavakaw at outlook dot comhttps://reurl.cc/ejEomMandarin, Taiwanese HokkienTaiwan’s 2020 Election: A Battle between Team America and Team China (2019) https://reurl.cc/9grmO
Taiwan Reinvented: The Coevolution of Taiwanese and Aboriginal Nationalisms and Its impact on Making Taiwan “Oceanic” Again (2019 ) https://reurl.cc/kGZed
Crafting Aboriginal Nations in Taiwan: The Presbyterian Church and the Imagination of the Aboriginal National Subject (2018) https://reurl.cc/kGZYd 2017
Crafting the Taiwanese Nation: Exclusivist and Inclusivist Theses of the Postwar Taiwanese Nationalism (2016) https://reurl.cc/42aev 2014

Lombardi, Rosa
Associate ProfessorRoma Tre UniversityCulture, Arts & Languages (Contemporary Sinophone literature)
Literary Translation
rosa.lombardi at uniroma3 dot itMandarin, ItalianTranslation of Xi Murong's poems (Xi murong, Il fiume del tempo, Castelvecchi, 2016) + additional essays on Xi
Translation of Yang Mu's poems (Yang Mu, Sono venuto dal mare, Elliot, 2017) + additional essays on Yang
Editor, book on Taiwanese literature (forthcoming, January 2020)
Lu, Hsin-yi Associate Profesor, Dept. of AnthropologyNational Taiwan UniversityContemporary Society (Community Development)
Anthropology (Anthropology of energy)
hsinyi15 at ntu.edu.twhttps://www.facebook.com/hsinyi.lu.372Mandarin
Ma, Tiffany Senior Director, BowerGroupAsia
Non-resident Fellow, National Bureau of Asian Research
National Bureau of Asian Research
Politics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Security Studies
US-Taiwan Relations
tma at bowergroupasia dot com
Martin, Fran Reader in Cultural StudiesThe University of MelbourneCulture, Art, or Languages (Taiwanese film & literature)
Gender & Sexuality Studies
f.martin at unimelb.edu.auhttps://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person2095Mandarin, Spanish
Masláková, Magdaléna PhD CandidateMasaryk University (Czech Republic)Taiwanese History
Presbyterian Church in Taiwan & its social and political involvement
magdalena.maslakova at gmail dot comhttps://muni.academia.edu/MagdalénaMasláková/CurriculumVitaeMandarin, Slovak 'Presbyterian Church in Taiwan as a Voice of Powerless Taiwanese Nation : Building Taiwanese National Identity', Studia Orientalia Slovaca, Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského, 2016, vol. 15, n. 1, p. 1-20