John W. Tai

Professorial Lecturer

Part-time Faculty


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Dr. John W. Tai is a specialist on China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong who has advised the U.S. intelligence community and provided support to the U.S. Department of State. Earlier in his career, he served as an analyst at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. His research interests include Taiwan’s diplomacy, Taiwan’s relations with China and Hong Kong, and China’s effort to expand its global influence.

IAFF 6302 Taiwan: Internal Development and Foreign Policy
IAFF 3186 Taiwan: What is the Big Deal?

Tai, J. (2015). Building Civil Society in Authoritarian China. Springer.

Ph.D. in Political Science, George Washington University
M.A. in East Asian Studies, George Washington University