Austin Horng-En Wang

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Expertise: Asia Politics, Taiwan Politics, Taiwan-China-US relationship, Public Opinion and Election

Biography

Austin Horng-En Wang is an expert on voting behavior, East Asian politics, and political psychology. His dissertation examined the relationship between temporal discounting and political participation through survey and experiments in the U.S., Taiwan, and Ukraine. His current research explores the long-term effect of political repression and attitude toward war in East Asia.

Wang’s commentary on Asian politics have appeared in The Washington Post, The National Interest, and Huffington Post, among others. His research has been published in highly respected journals, including Political Research Quarterly, Electoral Studies, Asian Survey, and Social Science Research.

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, Duke University
  • M.A., Political Science, National Taiwan University
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University

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politics (international), politics (national)

Austin Horng-En Wang In The News

October 18, 2021
Political tensions in the Taiwan Strait are intensifying after the most extensive Chinese military operations in Taiwan's air and sea space.
October 14, 2021
In a speech marking the 110th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution, Xi Jinping said peaceful “reunification” with Taiwan is inevitable and claimed Sun Yat-sen’s legacy as the Chinese Communist Party’s own
October 14, 2021
In a speech marking the 110th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution, Xi Jinping said peaceful “reunification” with Taiwan is inevitable and claimed Sun Yat-sen’s legacy as the Chinese Communist Party’s own
October 8, 2021
US President Joe Biden’s claim of a “Taiwan agreement” sparks confusion as Beijing ramps up military pressure on Taiwan.

Articles Featuring Austin Horng-En Wang

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Campus News | January 5, 2021
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV experts and their analysis of all things politics in 2020.
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Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
Campus News | February 18, 2020
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.
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Campus News | September 25, 2019
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.