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  • Publish Date:2016/10/26
    Modify Date:2020/11/09
Chi-hung Wei
  • Position:Assistant Research Fellow
  • TEL:886-2-37897269
  • Email:chwei@sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Tsung-Yi Wang
  • Assistant’s Phone:886-2-37897234
  • Assistant’s Email:wangtyi@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Chi-hung Wei

Brief Biography

    I am currently a research fellow at the Institute of European and American Studies at Academia Sinica. I hold a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Florida. I have been a postdoctoral research associate at the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (http://cwp.princeton.edu/people/chi-hung-wei).

    My research and teaching interests include the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle, international relations theory, economic statecraft, the politics of resource wealth, and ethnic conflict in Latin America. My work has been published in Millennium: Journal of International StudiesInternational Political Science ReviewInternational Relations of the Asia-Pacific, and others.

    For further information, please visit my website (https://sites.google.com/site/chwei615/), or contact me at chwei@sinica.edu.tw



  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Florida, August 2013
  • M.A., Political Science, National Cheng-chi University, Taiwan, June 2002
  • B.A., Journalism, Fu-jen Catholic University, Taiwan, June 2000


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program, Princeton University, 2015−2016
  • Graduate Instructor, University of Florida, 2011−2013


  • U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations
  • International Relations Theory
  • Ethnic Politics in Latin America
  • Economic Statecraft


Journal Articles

The U.S. Securitization of the 1992 Consensus—Security Speech Acts and Threat Inflation, 2011-2012.” EurAmerica, Vol. 48, No. 3 (September 2018), pp. 387-427. 


“Identities, Rationality, and Taiwan’s China Policy: The Dynamics of Cross-Strait Exchanges.” Asian Studies Review, Vol. 41, No. 1 (March 2017), pp. 136–154 (co-authored with Christian J. Lai). 


“Oil, Urbanization, and ‘Pacted’ Ethnic Politics: Indigenous Movements in Latin America.” International Political Science Review, Vol. 37, No. 2 (March 2016), pp. 230–245.


“China-Taiwan Relations and the 1992 Consensus, 2000−2008.” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2016), pp. 67–95.


“Producing and Reproducing the 1992 Consensus: The Sociolinguistic Construction of the Political Economy of China-Taiwan Relations.” Asian Security, Vol. 11, No. 1 (March 2015), pp. 72–88.


“Engaging a State that Resists Sanctions Pressure: U.S. Policy toward China, 1992−1994.” Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Vol. 43, No. 2 (January 2015), pp. 429–449.


“China’s Economic Offensive and Taiwan’s Defensive Measures: Cross-Strait Fruit Trade, 2005–2008.” The China Quarterly, No. 215 (September 2013), pp. 641–662.


Book Chapters

“Coercive Engagement: Lessons from US Policy towards China.” In J. Samuel Barkin (ed.), The Social Construction of State Power: Applying Realist Constructivism (London: Bristol University Press, 2000), pp. 123–144.


Book Reviews

“From Wealth to Power: State-Business Relations and Chinese Economic Statecraft.” International Studies ReviewVol. 19, No. 3 (September 2017), pp. 526–528.