Curriculum Vitae

 

Positions

  • National Sun Yat-sen University
    Assistant Professor, Institute of Political Science, 2016–present
    Assistant Professor (joint appointment), Institute of China and Asia-Pacific Studies, 2016–present
  • National Chengchi University
    Research Associate, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 2016–present
    Research Fellow, CSCAP Taiwan, Institute of International Relations, 2015–present
  • Soochow University
    Research Associate, Center for Globalization and Peace Research, 2014–present
  • Other Institutes and Associations
    Research Associate, Cross-Strait Policy Association, 2015–present
    Contributing Analyst, Asia-Pacific Desk, Wikistrat, 2013–present
    Member of Editorial Board, The Global Studies Journal (國際關係研究月刊), 2011–present
    Editors-in-Chief Emeritus, Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs, 2009–present

Education

Research Areas

  • International Political Economy: IPE theories, global financial regulation, FDI

  • International Organization: Asian Development Bank, ASEAN, BIS, Shanghai Cooperation Organization

  • Area Studies: East Asian integration, Southeast Asia, Chinese foreign policy

  • Methodology: game theory, quantitative analysis, research design

Publications

Dissertations

  • Basel Accords and global governance: A liberal theory of political pressures for global banking regulation. Ph.D. Dissertation, International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2014.
  • Eradicating separatism: China’s intentions in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. M.A. Thesis, Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University, California, 2009.


Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen and Da-chi Liao. “The rise of the New Power Party in Taiwan’s 2016 legislative election: reality and challenges.” In Taiwan in Transition: Domestic Changes and Diplomatic Challenges, edited by Wei-Chin Lee (London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan), forthcoming.
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “China's economic offensive and its discontent in Southeast Asia: A crucial case study of Sino-Myanmar relations.” In China's Footprints in Southeast Asia, edited by Maria Serena I. Diokno and Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press), forthcoming. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2017. "Book review: China Dreams: China's New Leadership and Future Impacts. By Chih-Shian Lios and Arthur S. Ding eds. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific." Mainland China Studies (中國大陸研究), 60(2): 109-111.
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2017. “Trump’s Actions Speak Louder than His Words: Reversal of Trump's China Policy after Assuming the Presidency.” Prospect Journal (17).
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2017. “Balance of payment and international conflicts (國際收支與國際衝突).” In Studies of Peace and Conflicts: New Theorectical Perspectives (和平與衝突研究:理論新視野), edited by Chih-mao Tang, (Taipei: Wunan), pp. 61-82 (in Chinese).
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2016. “Is China a challenger? The predicament of China's reformist initiatives in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.” Mainland China Studies (中國大陸研究), 59(3):83-109. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2015. “Divergence of economic development and regional integration performance: Challenges for ASEAN Economic Community (經濟發展差異與區域整合成效:東協經濟共同體的挑戰).” Taiwan Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (台灣東南亞學刊), 10(3): 45-72. (in Chinese).
  • Yang, Alan Hao Yang, Ian Tsung-yen Chen and Hwei-luan Poong. 2015. “Reconfiguring social capital in the making of track II diplomacy: A case study of Taipei-Seoul Forum.” Issues and Studies, 51(4): 143-172.
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2015. “Building a capital of green economy for Wunlin (打造雲林為綠色經濟之都).” In Bluebook for Wunlin's Economic Development (雲林經濟發展藍皮書), edited by Chen-yuan Tung and Chia-Chun Chang, (Taipei: DrSmart Press), pp.23-43 (in Chinese).
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2015. “Political systems and financial reform process: A comparative study of China, Taiwan, and New Zealand.” in Asian Leadership in Policy and Governance, edited by Evan Berman and Shamsul Haque, (UK: Emerald), pp.349-379. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2014. “Balance of payments and power: assessing China's global and regional interdependence relationship.” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 14(2):271-302. [Link|Data]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen and Alan Hao Yang. 2013. “A Harmonized Southeast Asia? Explanatory typologies of ASEAN countries' strategies to the rise of China.” The Pacific Review, 26(3):265-288. [Link]
  • Yang, Alan Hao Yang, Ian Tsung-yen Chen. 2012. “The politics of foreign aid: A positive contribution to Asian economic growth?” Jurnal Global dan Strategis (Journal of Global & Strategic), 6(2):231-245. [Link|Data]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2009. “Soft power rules in East Asia.” Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs, (9, Winter issue): 13-17. [Link]


Articles R&R or Under Review

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen and Alan Hao Yang. “Balance of influence: China's strategy of relationship management in developing countries.” Under review. Paper was presented at International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, April 2013. Revise & Resubmit (SSCI). [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Why Have European Countries Joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?” Paper was presented at 2016 International Jean Monnet Conference Taipei, Taiwan, July 8, 2016. Under review.
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Nationalism, political survival and foreign direct investment: evidences from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.” Under review. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Eradicating separatism: China, Central Asia and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.” Under review. Paper was presented at Midwest Political Science Association 2009 and International Studies Association 2010. [Link|Data]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “We are the same: The invisible source of China’s popularity in developing countries.” Under review. Paper was presented at the Retrospect and Prospect on the Fiftieth Anniversary of African National Independence Conference, Taipei, November 11, 2010. [Link|Data]


Working Papers
 

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “The political economy of global bank regulation: A model of foreign and domestic pressures.” Working paper. Paper will be presented at International Studies Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 2014. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Revisiting economic interdependence in the Asia-Pacific.” Working paper.
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Reputation and foreign direct investment: Does Expropriation Matters?” Working Paper. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Does power politics hinders international public performance? Competition between power, equality and professionalism in Asian Development Bank.” Working Paper. [Link]
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “Contending IR theories for Sino-Southeast Asian relations: simulations and applications” (with Alan Hao Yang). Working paper. Paper was presented at the Workshop of Northeast Asian States’ Southeast Asian Policies, Taipei, May 8, 2010. (In Chinese)
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. “The tug of war: Realism and liberalism in CNOOC’s bid for Unocal.” Working Paper. Earlier version presented at the Conference of ASPAC 2008: Crossing Boundaries in the Asia-Pacific, University of Victoria, June 13, 2008. 

 

Policy Papers 

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2015. “Performance evaluation and response strategy for Taiwan's participating Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (台灣參與亞投行的效益評估與因應策略).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (123, July): 21-28 (in Chinese).
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2015. “Kokang conflict and its influence on Sino-Myanmar relations (緬甸果敢衝突對中緬關係的影響).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (120, April): 28-35 (in Chinese).
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2014. “The development and challenges of ASEAN Economic Community (東協經濟共同體的發展與挑戰).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (116, December):57-64 (in Chinese).
  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2012. “Examining ASEAN’s internal and external economic and trade relations through the ASEAN summit (從東協高峰會看東協內外經貿關係).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (92, December):21-29.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “China–Japan–South Korea trilateral summit and its regional implication (中-日-韓領導人會議與東北亞整合發展).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (79, November):28-36 (in Chinese).

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “From debt-collecting to bailing out in Europe (從討債到救債的歐洲).” The Global Studies Journal (國際關係研究月刊), (5, November):110-114 (In Chinese).

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “Coercion and performance: The Singaporean equilibrium (壓迫與績效:新加坡的均衡).” The Global Studies Journal (國際關係研究月刊), (4, September):152-157.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “Terrorism in post-bin Ladan era (後賓拉登時代的恐怖主義).” The Global Studies Journal (國際關係研究月刊), (3, July):208-212 (In Chinese).

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “International political economy of Japan’s nuclear crisis (日本核災的國際政治經濟).” The Global Studies Journal (國際關係研究月刊), 2.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “Jasmine Revolution and its impact on global political economy (北非革命的全球政治經濟影響).” The Global Studies Journal (國際關係研究月刊), (1, April):129-131.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2011. “Japan’s nuclear crisis and world reactions (日本核災與國際社會).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (72,April):63-71.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2010. “International politics of anti-rising China alliance (抵制中國崛起的國際政治).” Contemporary Monthly (當代雜誌), (244/245, October/November):113-119.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2009. “International monetary power and US-China relations (國際金融權力與美中關係).” Strategic and Security Analyses (戰略安全研析), (56, December):21-26.

  • Chen, Ian Tsung-yen. 2006. “UN reform and the development of international community (聯合國的改革與國際社會的發展).” Forum of New Century Institute (新世紀智庫論壇), (33, March):90-98. 

Conferences

  • 2016 International Jean Monnet Conference Taipei, Taiwan, July 8, 2016
  • Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies in Asia, Kyoto University, 2015
  • The 44th Taiwan-American Conference on Contemporary China, Institute of International Relations, Taipei, December 3, 2015
  • International Studies Association Conference, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Midwest Political Science Association Conference, 2009, 2014, 2017
  • 2IISS-SAIS Merrill Center Young Strategists Programme in Security & Geo-economics, Bellagio, Italy, July 2013
  • Workshop on Theories and Methods of International Studies, Institute of International Relations, Taipei, July 16, 2011
  • Retrospect and Prospect on the Fiftieth Anniversary of African National Independence Conference, Taipei, November 11, 2010
  • Workshop of Northeast Asian States’ Southeast Asian Policies, Taipei, May 8, 2010
  • Southern Political Science Association Conference, New Orlean, January, 2009
  • Conference of ASPAC 2008: Crossing Boundaries in the Asia-Pacific, University of Victoria, June 13, 2008

Services

  • Member of Editorial Board, The Global Studies Journal(國際關係研究月刊)
  • Editors-in-Chief Emeritus, Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs

Honors and Grants

  • Participant & Speaker, The Third Young Scholars Workshop, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany, June, 2015. (The participants are selected from a pool of highly qualified applicants)
  • Participant, 38th Southeast Asia Seminar on "Connectivity in Southeast Asia", Siem Reap, Cambodia, November 22 to 25, 2014. (Participants are highly selective by Japan's Kyoto University)
  • Awards for Writing Ph.D. Dissertation in Humanities and Social Science, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2013-2014
  • Participant & Speaker, IISS-SAIS Merrill Center Young Strategists Programme in Security & Geo-economics, Bellagio, Italy, July 2013. (The participants are selected from a pool of highly qualified applicants)

  • International Conference Travel Grants (ISA, BISA-ISA), National Science Council, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

  • IDAS Scholarship, International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific studies, National Chengchi University, January 2011, June 2011, December 2011, April 2012

  • Conference Travel Grants (MPSA), Stanford University, April 2009

  • Prestage-Cook Award, 80th Annual Conference of the Southern Political Science Association, January 2009

  • Summer Internship Grant in East Asia, Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University, July 2008

  • Ambassador, Ambassador Program, Formosa Foundation, June 2008. (The ambassadors were selected from a national pool of applicants)

  • Participant, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations 2008, Harvard University, April 2008. (Participants were accepted from a highly selective pool of international applicants)

  • St. Johns Capital Group Scholarship, St. Johns Capital Group, San Jose, June 2007

  • 4th place, Essay Contest (Topic: the Reform at the UN), Taiwan New Century Foundation, Taipei, October, 2005

  • Delegate of Taiwan, Model of United Nations and Arab League, Cairo University, March 2003. (Received travel grants from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan)

  • 3rd place, University English Composition Contest, National Chengchi University, November 7, 2002

  • 1st place, University Website Designing Contest, National Chengchi University, March, 2001

  • Excellent Performance, Debate Contest, The 8th Youth Diplomacy Seminar, July 2000 

  • 4th place, Inter-Departmental Debate Contest, National Chengchi University, December 1999

Skill

  • Language: Chinese (Native), English (Fluent), Japanese (Beginner)

  • Computer Software & Language: Office, Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, HTML, PHP

  • Statistical Package: R, STATA, SPSS