Austin Wang, Ph.D.

Austin Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Political Science
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Austin Horng-En Wang is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his doctoral degree in political science from Duke University in 2018, his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering in 2009, and master's degree in Public Administration in 2012 from National Taiwan University.

His research and teaching interests focus on voting behavior, East Asia, and political psychology. His dissertation examines the relationship between temporal discounting and political participation through survey and experiments in the U.S., Taiwan, and Ukraine. His ongoing and sponsored research projects explore the long-term effect of political repression and attitude toward war in East Asia.

His research articles had published in several journals such as Political Research Quarterly, Electoral Studies, Asian Survey, and Social Science Research. He also has written book chapters about voting advice application and party politics in Taiwan. His comments on Asian politics had appeared in Washington Post, The National Interest, and Huffington Post, among others. 

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Expert Areas:  East Asia, Political Behavior, Methodology