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Biography

Jing Bo-jiun is a PhD student in the Lau China Institute. His research focuses on Taiwan’s foreign policy towards Southeast Asia, US-China-Taiwan relations, and regional economic integration of the Indo-Pacific.

His commentaries have been published on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Taiwan relations, Taiwan’s domestic politics and cross-Strait relations in the National Bureau of Asian Research’s (NBR’s) Brief Series, the Straits Times, the Diplomat and the Bangkok Post.

He is the author of the monograph, 'Taiwan and Southeast Asia: Opportunities and constraints of continued engagement' (University of Maryland School of Law, 2016).

Bo-jiun previously worked as a Research Associate at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and as an Associate Researcher at the Mainland Affairs Council in Taiwan. He holds an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA in Political Science and Economics from National Taiwan University.

Research

Thesis title: 'Linking the unlinkable? A neoclassical realist analysis of Taiwan's foreign economic policy towards Southeast Asia, 2008-2020'

PhD supervision

Further details

See Bo-jiun's research profile