Dr. Vincent Wei-cheng Wang
Professor of Political Science, Emeritus
Publications
Articles
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The U.S. Asia Rebalancing and the Taiwan Strait Rapprochement,” Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, 59(3)(Summer 2015): 361-379
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Eagle Eyes the Dragon and the Elephant: American Perspectives on the Rise of China and the Rise of India,” Asian Politics & Policy, 7(3)(July 2015): 347-377
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “In Memoriam: Natale H. Bellocchi,” American Journal of Chinese Studies 22(1)(April 2015): iii-iv [commissioned article]
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Taiwan’s Policy toward the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands Dispute and the Implications for the US,” Education About Asia (Association of Asian Studies) 19(2)(Fall 2014): 45-46
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “'Chindia' or Rivalry? Rising China, Rising India, and Contending Perspectives on Indian-China Relations,” Asian Perspective 35(3) (Fall 2011): 437-469 [SSCI]

Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “China’s ‘Myanmar Dilemma’: Strategic Drivers and Diplomatic Constraints,” Journal of International Relations 31 (January 2011): 243-252 (in Chinese)

Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Indian Perspectives on the Rise of China: Geopolitical, Geoeconomic, and Geocivilizational Paradigms,” Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, vol. 13, no. 1 (July 2009), pp. 1-29
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Respond to China’s Rise and Engage Taiwan,” Asia Policy, no. 7 ( January 2009), pp. 46-48
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Impact of Taiwan’s 2008 Elections on Cross-Strait Relations: A Game-Theoretical Analysis,” Asian Perspective, vol. 32, no. 2 (Summer 2008): 145-172
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Will Taiwan Contemplate a “Nuclear Option”? Security Imperatives and Normative Transformation,” Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, vol. 11, no. 4 (April 2008): 31-76
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Chinese Military and the ‘Taiwan Issue’: How China Assesses Its Security Environment,” Southeast Review of Asian Studies, vol.29 (2007): 119-36
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Chinese Military and the ‘Taiwan Issue’: How China Assesses Its Security Environment,” Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, vol. 10, no. 4 (April 2007), pp. 89-130
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “China’s Economic Statecraft Toward Southeast Asia: Free Trade Agreement and “Peaceful Rise,’” American Journal of Chinese Studies, vol. 13, no. 1 (April 2006): 5-34
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang and Samuel C.Y. Ku, “Transitional Justice and Prospect of Democratic Consolidation in Taiwan: Democracy and Justice in Newly Democratized Countries,” Journal of National Development Studies, vol. 4, no. 2 (July 2005): 1-38
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Logic of China-ASEAN FTA: Economic Statecraft of ‘Peaceful Ascendancy,’” in Khai Leung Ho and Samuel Ku, eds., Southeast Asia and China: Global Changes and Regional Challenges (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2005),  pp. 17-41
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The U.S.-Japanese Alliance Redefined: Implications for Security in the Taiwan Strait,” Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, vol. 9, no. 2 (October 2005): 1-50
Wang, V.,  & Liao, D. (2004) Refunctionalizing a Frayed American China-Taiwan Policy: Incrementalism or Paradigmatic Shift? Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, vol. 8, no. 2 : 1-46.
Wang, V. (2004) How Chen Shui-bian Won: The 2004 Taiwan Presidential Election and Its Implications, Journal of International Security Affairs, no. 7: 33-42.
Wang, V. (2004) President Chen Shui-bian’s Mainland China Policy: Normalizing or Electioneering the Cross-Strait Impasse? Cross-Strait and International Affairs Quarterly, vol. 1, no. 3: 103-51.
Wang, V. (2003) U.S. Policy Toward Strategic Asia Since September 11: Expanding Power or Promoting ValuesIssues & Studies: An International Quarterly on China, Taiwan, and East Asian Affairs, 39(4): 169-82.
Wang, V. (2003) The New Dawn of Strategic Asia: U.S. Policy Toward the Asia-Pacific Since September 11, RIES (Research Institute for European and American Studies) Research Paper, no. 91: 1-42.
Wang, V., & Ku, S.C.Y. (2003) Learning Democracy: Citizen Attitudes Toward Electoral Democracy In Taiwan, CGOTS Working Papers in Taiwan Studies, 56: 1-36.
Wang, V. (2003) China’s Information Warfare Discourse: Implications for Asymmetric Conflict in the Taiwan Strait, Issues & Studies: An International Quarterly on China, Taiwan, and East Asian Affairs  39(2), pp. 107-143.
Wang, V. (2002) "September 11 and U.S. Relations with Asia: Change and Continuity," in American Policy in Asia Pacific Region After 9-11, ed. Dachi Liao (Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Sun Yat-sen America Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, 2002), pp. 1-24.
Wang, V., & Stamper, G. (2002) Asymmetric War? Implications For China’s Information Warfare StrategiesAmerican Asian Review, XX(4): 167-207.
Chapters

Chyungly Lee and Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “ASEAN and Recent Tensions in the South China Sea,” in Szu-shen Ho and Kuan-hsiung Wang, eds., A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Prospects for Peace in the South and East China Seas (Taipei: Prospect Foundation, 2014), pp. 135-154

Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Financial Crisis and Asia’s Changing Balance of Power,” in Benjamin J. Cohen and Eric Chiu, eds., Power in a Changing World Economy: Lessons from East Asia (London: Routledge, 2013), pp. 41-68

Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Commentary: The Eight Dimensions of a Cross-Strait Peace Agreement,” in Chung-sen Lin and Shu-fan Ding, eds., The Conference on the Twentieth Anniversary of the “1992 Consensus” Proceedings (Taipei: the Strait Exchange Foundation and Institute of International Relations, 2012), pp. 137-146 (in Chinese)

Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, ““The Rise of China, the Rise of India, and the Changing Geopolitics of Asia: Contending Perspectives on India-China Relations,” in Ali Ahmed, Jagannath P. Panda, and Prashant K. Singh, eds., Towards a New Asian Order (Delhi: IDSA, 2012), 81-109
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Strengths and Weaknesses of the Taiwan Relations Act,” in Cal Clark, ed., The Changing Dynamics of the Relations Among China, Taiwan, and the United States (Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 2011), pp. 62-78
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, Evolution of the Institutional Structure of Taipei’s Decision-Making Regarding the Mainland,” in Kevin Cai, ed., Cross-Taiwan Straits Relations Since 1979: Policy Adjustment and Institutional Change Across the Straits (World Scientific, 2011), pp. 247-278
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The Logic of China-ASEAN FTA: Economic Statecraft of ‘Peaceful Ascendancy,’” in Khai Leung Ho and Samuel Ku, eds.,Southeast Asia and China: Global Changes and Regional Challenges (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2005),  pp. 17-41
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Globalization and the Developmental State: Reflections on the Asian Financial Crisis,” in Robert W. Compton, ed., Transforming East Asian Domestic and International Politics: The Impact of Economy and Globalization (Ashgate, 2002), pp. 10-35
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, "All Dressed Up But Not Invited to the Party: Can Taiwan Join the United Nations Now the Cold War Is Over?" in The International Status of Taiwan in the New World Order: Legal and Political Considerations, ed. Jean-Marie Henckaerts (London, the Hague, and Boston: Kluwer Law International, 1996): 85-116
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Taiwan: Conventional Deterrence, Soft Power, and the Nuclear Option,” in Muthiah Alagappa, ed., The Long Shadow: Nuclear Weapons and Security in 21st Century Asia (Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 2008), pp. 404-428
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “Taiwan’s Participation in International Organizations,” in Edward Friedman, ed., China’s Rise, Taiwan’s Dilemmas, and International Peace (London and New York: Routledge, 2006), pp. 149-173

Education
Ph.D., University of Chicago 1995
Political Science
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies 1986
International Relations, Asian Studies (China), and International Economics
B.A., National Taiwan University 1982
Political Science
Contact Information
Areas of Expertise
Asian Governments and Politics
International Relations
Comparative Politics