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.
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Updated: May 2020

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)
Allen, Joseph R Emeritus Professor University of MinnesotaCulture, Art, or Languages (Urban Studies)
Taiwanese History (Colonial photography)
Contemporary Society (education & textbooks)
jrallen at umn dot eduMandarin Taipei: City of Displacements (University of Washington Press, 2012)
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 uk 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:

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 fr, Tao, French, SpanishBotel Tobago : The island of Men (2013 film), accessible at
Batto, Nathan Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Political ScienceAcademia SinicaPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Electoral politics, legislative politics, party politics
nbatto at
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
Bolanos Casanova Jr., Antonio PhD CandidateNational Chengchi University (Taiwan)Taiwanese History
Contemporary Taiwanese Society

antbcasanova at gmail dot com, Spanish (Intermediate)
Brink, Dean Anthony (包德樂 )Associate Professor, Dept. of Foreign Languages & LiteraturesNational Chiao Tung UniversityTaiwanese History (Japanese colonial rule)
Taiwanese Literature (under Japanese rule)
interpoetics at gmail dot com, JapaneseJapanese Poetry and Its Publics: From Colonial Taiwan to Fukushima (Routledge, 2018)
Caldwell, Ernest Law FacultySOAS, University of LondonIndigenous Rights
Taiwanese History
Law (Transitional Justice, Legal Reforms, Environmental Law )
ec24 at
Chang, Ellen Y. Ph.D. Candidate, Cinema & Media StudiesUniversity of WashingtonContemporary Taiwanese moving-image works
Cinema, media art, video art and installation, performance art, etc.

eychang at uw dot edu, Taiwanese Hokkien
Chang, I-Chun Catherine Assistant Professor of GeographyMacalester CollegeUrban Studies
Sustainability and Mobility
ichang at macalester dot edu, 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.edu, 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 & 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, Fang-Yu PhD CandidateMichigan State UniversityPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
ernie80168 at gmail dot com Party Institutionalization in East Asian Authoritarian Regimes (PhD Thesis)

Who Governs TW? 菜市場政治學 co-founder -
Chen, Jasmine Yu-HsingAssistant ProfessorUtah State UniversityCulture, Art, and Languages (Film Studies)

jasmine.chen at usu.edu, Taiwanese, Japanese“Transmuting Tradition: The Transformation of Taiwanese Glove Puppetry in Pili Productions.” Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia 51 (2019): 26-46

“Stepping Out of the Frame: Contemporary Jingju Actor Training in Taiwan.” Theatre Dance and Performance Training 7, no. 3 (2016): 389-402
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, Cantonese
Cheng, Hsin-I Associate Professor, Dept. of CommunicationSanta Clara University Culture, Art, and Languages
Migration & Citizenship (plus Taiwanese diaspora)
hcheng2 at scu dot eduMandarinCheng, H.-I. (2018). Relational citizenship: Examining Taiwanese membership development through immigrant framing in public discourses. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 11, 154-172. doi: 10.1080/17513057.2018.1426778

Cheng, H.-I. (2016). On migrant workers’ social status in Taiwan: A critical analysis of mainstream news discourse. International Journal of Communication, 10, 2509-2528. doi:1931-8036/20160005
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.edu, 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
With 何則文, 李明勳, 黃一展, & 李問 ‘用地圖看懂東南亞經濟’ (
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
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 com, 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。
Chong, Ja Ian Associate ProfessorNational University of SingaporePolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations (democratization, state formation, & United Front, ASEAN, Taiwan-Southeast Asia interactions)
Security Studies
Taiwanese History (colonialism & authoritarian rule)
Contemporary Society
chong dot jaian at gmail.com
Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese, Malay (reading)“A Matter of Trust: Understanding Limited Support for Taiwan’s Defense Reform,” in Ryan Dunch and Ashley Esarey [eds.], Taiwan in Dynamic Transition (Seattle: University of Washington Press), forthcoming
“Power in Comparison: Teaching and Studying Taiwan in Comparative Perspective,” American Journal of Chinese Studies, Vol. 27 No. 1 (April 2020)
“Japan-Taiwan Relations: Between Affinity and Reality” (with Lam Peng Er) Asian Affairs: An American Review, Vol. 30 No. 4 (Winter 2004): 249-267
“The International System and the Emergence of the Sovereign State: The Birth of the Modern Sovereign State in the Chinese World” in Heavenly Bodies, Physical Bodies, and Political Bodies: Sinology Faces the World, edited by Chu Ping-tzu and Yang Rur-bin, Taipei: National Taiwan University Publishing Centre, 2005 [in Mandarin] (〈主權國的興起與 世界政治架構:現代主權在華夏的誕生〉祝平次 楊儒賓 編《天體、生體與國體:迴向世界的漢學》台 北 國立台灣大學出版中心 2005年 [⺠94]), 407-457
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
Cole, J. Michael Senior FellowGlobal Taiwan InstitutePolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies
jmc at sentinel dot tw Relations Since 2016 The End of the Illusion (Routledge, 2020)
Convergence or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait: The illusion of peace? (Routledge, 2016)
《島嶼無戰事2︰難以迴避的價值抉擇》(商周出版 )
《黑色島嶼:一個外籍資深記者對台灣公民運動的調查性報導》 (商周出版)
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, Japanese, ThaiThe power of Sinophone democracy', Taipei Times, May 26, 2019 (
Dickey, LaurenAnalystCenter for Naval AnalysesPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies (Military & Political Issues)
lauren.f.dickey at gmail.com 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 com"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 com
Dung, Olivia Y.A.PhD Candidate, Institute for Area Studies (LIAS)Leiden UniversityContemporary Society (Environmentalism; waste & recycling)
olivia dot dung at gmail.com Matters: A Comparative History of Waste in East Asia (PhD Thesis)
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)
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Fell, Dafydd Reader in Comparative PoliticsSOAS University of LondonPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Taiwan's elections, political parties, social movements
df2 at 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 org
Fetzer, Joel Distinguished Professor of Political SciencePepperdine UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Indigenous Affairs
Modern Taiwanese History
Migration Studies
joel.fetzer at pepperdine dot edu (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 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“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)
Glaser, Bonnie Director, China Power ProjectCenter for Strategic and International StudiesPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Affairs
New Southbound Policy
Security Studies
bglaser at csis dot org
Grano, Simona A. Senior Lecturer University of ZürichPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Taiwanese History
Contemporary Society
simona.grano at aoi.uzh.ch, 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 com 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, 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, violence and memory in Taiwan: Telling the story of the beautiful island', Thesis Eleven (June 2018)
Hashmi, Sana Taiwan Fellow, Institute of International RelationsNational Chengchi UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Affairs
Taiwanese Foreign Policy (New Southbound Policy)
Taiwanese History
Security Studies

sanahashmi2 at gmail.com
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 edu, 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.com 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.edu
Mandarin, Dutch
Hong, Guo-Juin Assoc. Professor, Asian & Middle Eastern StudiesDuke UniversityFilm and Media Studies
gjhong at duke dot edu Cinema: A Contested Nation on Screen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
Hou, JeffreyProfessor, Department of Landscape ArchitectureUniversity of WashingtonCommunity and Environmental Design
Civic engagement, Democracy, and Public Space
jhou at uw dot edu
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 com
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, 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
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, 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, 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:
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, Roger LeeLecturerMacquaire UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Security Studies
roger dot huang at, Taiwanese (intermediate) Cantonese (basic), Thai (basic)The 'Taiwan Issue': Tracing Seventy years of Taiwan-China Relations, with Andrew T.H. Tan, in The Taiwan Issue: Problems and Prospects (Routledge, 2020),
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
Hung, Po-Yi Associate Professor, Department of GeographyNational Taiwan UniversityGeography, Nature, and Society
Borders and Territory, Space and Place
Food and Agriculture
poyihung at, TaiwaneseHung, P.-Y. 2020. Placing Green Energy in the Sea: Offshore Wind Farms, Dolphins, Oysters, and the Territorial Politics of the Intertidal Zone in Taiwan. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 110(1): 56-77
Hung, P.-Y.and Y.-H. Lien, 2020. Anxiety of Food Nationalism: Dilemmas of Bordering in the Vietnam-Taiwan Tea Trade. The Geographical Journal, 186(2): 186-197
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, GermanPlease see list of publications here:
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, 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 edu, Taiwanese Hokkien, Hakka
Kabinawa, Ratih PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science &International RelationsThe University of Western AustraliaPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Transnational politics
Taiwan's foreign policy in Southeast Asia, Taiwan-Indonesia bilateral relations

luh.kabinawa at
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 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
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
Kassam, Natasha Research FellowLowy InstitutePolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Security Studies
Public opinion and polling
nkassam at lowyinstitute dot org
Keating, Jerome F. EmeritusNational Taipei UniversityPolitics, Cross-Strait, and International Relations
Taiwanese History
taiwanjfk at hotmail dot com Taiwan: The Search for Identity (Southern Materials Center, 2008)
Taiwan: the struggles of a democracy (Southern Materials Center. 2006)
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 com, Polish, Swedish
Korbecka, Maja PhD CandidateFreie Universität BerlinCulture, Languages, and Art (Sinophone Cinemas)
Contemporary Society
barrisoffe9 at gmail dot com, 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 si
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, 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 com
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 ca, 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 Chinese, JapanesePlease see:
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 edu
MandarinForging Taiwan's Legal Identity', Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol. 44, no. 2 (2019), p. 489-562
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Li, Yao-Tai Assistant Professor of SociologyHong Kong Baptist UniversityPolitics & Cross-Strait & International Relations
Migration & identity politics culture
Culture & social media
yaotaili at, Taiwanese Hokkien
Lifshey, AdamProfessorGeorgetown UniversityCulture, Arts & Languages
Taiwan's relationship w/Spanish-speaking world
Adam.Lifshey at georgetown dot edu, French, PortuguesePlease refer to the publication list at:
Lim, Jason Senior Lecturer in Asian HistoryUniversity of WollongongTaiwanese History
Cold War Taiwan & Southeast Asia
jlim at, Taiwanese