Yao-Yuan Yeh is Assistant Professor of International Studies and Assistant Coordinator of the Taiwan & East Asia Studies Program in the Center for International Studies at the University of St. Thomas. He is currently serving as the Book Review Editor of American Journal of Chinese Studies, Coordinator of Conference Group on Taiwan Studies (CGOTS) at the American Political Science Association, Vice President of the North America Taiwanese Professors’ Association, and Editorial Board Member for East Asia Quarterly. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Texas A&M University and a B.A. in Political Science from National Taiwan University. His research focuses on political attitudes in authoritarian countries, political violence, and Taiwanese and Chinese studies. His teaching interests include international studies, comparative politics, and research methods. He coedited a book titled “Taiwan: The Development of an Asian Tiger” published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in 2019, along with ten peer-reviewed articles and several op-ed pieces on foreign policy magazines, including The National Interest,THE DIPLOMAT, and The Pacific Forum. He has also written over 300 op-ed pieces on Taiwanese politics, cross-Strait relations, US-Taiwan and US-Taiwan-China relations published on various platforms in Mandarin.