James Lee

James Lee is an Assistant Research Fellow (Assistant Professor) at the Institute of European and American Studies at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He is also an Affiliated Researcher of the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC). He received his PhD in Politics from Princeton University in 2018 and subsequently held postdoctoral positions at the European University Institute in Florence and the University of California, San Diego. In the fall of 2023, he will be an Eisenhower Defense Fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome, where he will study the lessons of the Russian invasion of Ukraine for U.S.-Taiwan relations. Using an interdisciplinary approach that draws on political science and diplomatic history, he studies U.S. foreign policy and the security of Taiwan. His academic research has been published in Business and Politics, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Strategic Studies, the Journal of East Asian Studies, and the Journal of Chinese Political Science. His policy writing on U.S.-Taiwan relations has been published in the Network for Strategic Analysis, Global Asia, the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and East Asia Forum. He has been interviewed by a variety of international media, including BBC World News, the Financial Times, Agence France- Presse, The Signal, the Straits Times, Voice of America, Al Jazeera, El Mercurio, and the Ploughshares Fund.

Hsin-Hsin Pan

Dr. Pan Hsin-Hsin is currently an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Soochow University. Her research interests include political sociology, social psychology, survey research methods, and the social foundations of contemporary China's political transformation. In 2007, Dr. Pan was awarded the Fulbright Doctoral Program Grant by the U.S. Department of State, and in 2008, she received a scholarship from the Ministry of Education to pursue her doctoral studies in political science at Michigan State University. She obtained her PhD in 2015 and returned to Taiwan. She has previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University and has been employed as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Soochow University since 2019. In 2021, she was a recipient of Taiwan fellow and visited the Wilson Center in the United States for academic exchange.

Dr. Pan's research can be found in various academic journals, including the Japanese Journal of Political Science, Pacific Affairs, the Taiwan Journal of Sociology, the Journal of Asian and African Studies, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, the Journal of Contemporary China, and Democratization. In addition, she has published two policy papers in Global Asia.

Dr. Pan has been invited to give lectures at research centers in universities in Europe and the United States, including Franklin University Switzerland, the University of Zurich, Loyola Marymount University's Department of Political Science and International Relations in the US, the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University, and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School.

Wen-Chin Wu

Wen-Chin Wu is an associate research fellow of the Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica (IPSAS), Taiwan. His research focuses on comparative and international political economy, comparative authoritarianism, and Chinese politics. He is specifically interested in the economic statecraft and media politics in dictatorships. Wen-Chin received his B.A. from National Chengchi University (NCCU), M.A. from NCCU and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. During the 2019-20 academic year, He was a visiting scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute at Harvard University. Dr. Wu is currently the coordinator of the Institute for Social Science Methodology funded by Taiwan's National Science Council and the executive editor of the Chinese Political Science Review published by the Chinese Association of Political Science. Dr. Wu has published in China Quarterly, International Studies Quarterly, Political Communication, etc.

Chien-Huei Wu

Dr. Chien-Huei Wu is currently Research Fellow/Professor in Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. He coordinated the EU thematic research group in that Institute during the period of 2013 to 2015 and the US-Taiwan-China trilateral relationship research group from 2021-2022. He received his PhD degree in European University Institute, Florence in 2009. Before pursing his doctoral degree in Florence, he worked for the Ministry of Justice in Taiwan as a district attorney from 2001 to 2005. During this period, had dealt with transnational crimes and international legal assistance requests. He is also qualified as attorney in passing Taiwanese bar examination in 1998.

His research interests cover US-China relations, Taiwan Relations Act, transpacific relations, EU external relations law and international economic law. He follows closely US-China and EU-China relations and US and EU FTA talks. He has published Law and Politics on Export Restrictions: WTO and Beyond (Cambridge University Press 2021) and WTO and the Greater China: Economic Integration and Dispute Resolution (Martinus Nijhoff 2012). His latest book Economic Cooperation in the Shadow of Contested Sovereignty, co-authored with Ching-Fu Lin and Han-Wei Liu will be published by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2024. He has (eo-)edited Switching Diplomatic Recognition between Taiwan and China: Economic and Social Impact (2024); Multilateralism in Peril: The Uneasy Triangle of the US, China and the EU (2022); Law and Diplomacy in the Management of EU-Asia Trade and Investment Relations (2019). He has been visiting fellow/professor to Europa-Kolleg Institute, University of Hamburg, World Trade Institute, University of Bern, University of Cologne, University of Passau and Georgetown University and lectured in various institutions. In 2014, he was awarded Ta-You Wu Memorial Award.

He has advised various governmental agencies in a variety of affairs. In 2011-12, he advised the Ministry in drafting prisoner transfer legislation in Taiwan with a view to facilitating the prisoner transfer between Taiwan and China, and Taiwan and Germany. Since 2009, he has been advising the Ministry of Welfare and Public Health and Ministry of Economic Affairs on trade and health-related trade issues. He has testified in 2018 before the Central Election Committee of Taiwan on the WTO-compatibility of a referenda on the prohibition of the Japanese food imports from the Fukushima affected area. He has also spoken before the European Parliament on EU-Taiwan trade and investment relations in 2019 and participated in Taiwan Trilateral Forum organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States in 2022. In 2021, he is commissioned by State Department of the United States through International War and Peace Reporting on the economic and social impact of Taiwan's and China's diplomatic competition in third countries. He has been interviewed by international mass media, including BBC, VOA, RFI and ZDF.

Yi-Rong Alice Hung

Yi-Rong (Alice) Hung is a research assistant at the Institute of European and American Studies (IEAS) Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Her responsibilities include assisting with implementing research projects, project management, proofreading academic journals, and translating documents and papers. Prior to joining IEAS, she worked as a freelance translator and interpreter for several years. Yi-Rong obtained her MSc in interpreting and Translating from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Her areas of expertise include conference interpreting (consecutive and simultaneous interpreting) as well as translation of technical documents and news articles, with a focus on topics such as art, psychology, international relations, culture, and environmental protection. She served as an interpreter in various academic lectures and volunteered as an interpreter at COP26 in Glasgow. She has also translated numerous academic journals and promotional materials for large organizations.

Her areas of interest and research are interpreting in diplomatic/political settings, ideology within translation, identity studies, vicarious trauma on interpreters, and translation history.

Chu-Ling Tseng

Chu-Ling Tseng is a Master;s student in the Department of Political Science  at National Chengchi University. She is responsible for the data qualification work in this project, including creating statistical charts and graphs for the website and related press conference. Her primary research interests encompass public opinion polls and legislative studies. Her recent research has focused on examing how the United States' militaty strategy in Taiwan influences the perception of proposal concentration in the Legislative Yuan on legislative success. She exels in conducitng qualitative statistical analysis, visualizing data, and has experience in qualitative interviews. In the past, Chu-Ling has participated in several conferences in Taiwan, including the Naational Congress Conference at Schoochow Univeristy and the Taiwan Political Science Annual Conference.

Yu-Lin Annie Lee

Yu-Lin Annie Lee joined the Instituate of European and American Studies at the Academia Sinica as an intern since December 2022. She graduated form the bachelor's Porgram of Diplomacy st National Chengchi University this year. Currentlym she undertakes the responsibility of the website desgin  and management, as well as translation for the American Portrait Survey Project.

Prior to the current position, she was selectd to present at the Carter Center 7th Annual Young Scholars Forum. She served as a speaker on the Public and Policy Opinion Pannel, showcasing how nationalism shape policy in both Taiwan and China.

Her research interencts lies in US foreign policy, US-China-Taiwan relations, climate policy and International cooperation.

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