Austin Horng-En Wang

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


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.


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

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Austin Horng-En Wang In The News

May 22, 2020
Chancellor Angela Merkel began her March 18 speech to the German people by acknowledging their pain.
United Daily News
May 14, 2020
Pew Research Center, an American polling agency, released results of a one-point poll on Taiwanese people on the 12th. The study found that Taiwanese people's favorability with the United States and China is 68% to 35%, which is close to Two to one; the people especially hope that the United States and Taiwan will strengthen bilateral political interaction.
Jornal de Negócios
May 5, 2020
The relationship between the two largest economies in the world has returned to investors' radar, with American accusations about the laboratory origin of the new coronavirus.
Voice of America
April 21, 2020
Within a month of taking office, KMT Chairman Jiang Qichen initiated a series of reforms within the party, hoping to "redesign" the KMT to regain public recognition. He said at the inauguration ceremony of the new chairman in March: "I hope he can play a role of succession in the future and promote understanding and cooperation between different generations of the party."

Articles Featuring Austin Horng-En Wang

Campus NewsFebruary 18, 2020
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.
A group of four UNLV nursing students work on a manikin at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Campus NewsSeptember 25, 2019
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.