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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Austin Horng-En Wang In The News

The National Interest
February 17, 2022
Believing China would invade Taiwan because the United States does not react to Ukraine is premature and unproductive war-mongering.
Focus Taiwan
February 16, 2022
Taipei, Feb. 16 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is recruiting analysts with doctoral degrees in political economics and international relations, a move which some believe shows the company is attaching greater importance to geopolitical developments.
Taiwan Insight
December 18, 2021
Amidst the latest series of actions that draw China’s ire, the U.S. officially invited Taiwan to participate in an inaugural Summit for Democracy along with 109 states.
The Defense Post
December 2, 2021
If the US policy of strategic ambiguity continues to be its primary doctrine toward the Taiwan Strait a grim picture emerges.

Articles Featuring Austin Horng-En Wang

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Campus News | December 30, 2021

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Campus News | December 8, 2021

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Campus News | November 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

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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.