Chin-Hao Huang

Social Sciences (Political Science)

Assistant Professor


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Dr Chin-Hao Huang specialises in international security, with a focus on China and Asia. He is the recipient of the Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford University Distinguished Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia (2017-2018), as well as the American Political Science Association Foreign Policy Section Best Paper Award (2014) for his research on China’s compliance behaviour in multilateral security institutions. His publications have appeared in The China Quarterly, The China Journal, International Peacekeeping, and in edited volumes through Oxford University Press and Routledge, among others. He has testified and presented on China’s foreign affairs before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, US Congress. He has also served as a consultant for US and European foundations, governments, and companies on their strategies and policies in Asia. His current book manuscript in preparation for review is on Power, Restraint, and China’s Rise. He received his PhD in political science from the University of Southern California and BS with honours from Georgetown University.

International relations of East Asia
Chinese foreign and security policy
US-China-ASEAN relations

Peer-reviewed articles

2017. “Obama’s Challenge to China: A Review.” The China Journal 77.

2014. “Blue, Green, or Aquamarine?: Taiwan and the Status Quo Preference in Cross-Strait Relations.” The China Quarterly 219 [with Patrick James; [International Studies Association-West Best Paper Award]

2013. “Strategic Adaptation or Normative Learning? Understanding China’s Evolving Approach toward Peacekeeping in Africa.” Journal of International Peacekeeping 17(3).

2011. “Principles and Praxis of China’s Peacekeeping.” International Peacekeeping 18(3).

Refereed research monographs

2016. The Dynamics of US-China-Southeast Asia Relations. (Sydney: University of Sydney) [with Bates Gill and Evelyn Goh].

2013. China’s Soft Power in East Asia: A Quest for Status and Influence? (Washington, DC: The National Bureau of Asian Research).

Congressional testimonies

2015. “Security Dimensions of China’s Relations with Southeast Asia.” Written testimony provided for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, U.S. Congress.

2009. “China’s Military and Security Activities Abroad.” Oral testimony and written statement provided for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, U.S. Congress.

Peer-reviewed book chapters

2017 (forthcoming). “Deterrence in East Asia.” [with David C. Kang] In Cross-Domain Deterrence, edited by Erik Gartzke and Jon Lindsay.

2017. “China-Southeast Asia Relations: Beijing Presses Its Advantages.” Comparative Connections 18 (3). [with Robert Sutter].

2015. “Ambitious Economic Initiatives amid Boundary Disputes.” Comparative Connections 17, no. 1 [with Robert Sutter].

2014. “China-Africa Relations: A New Security Paradigm?” [with Olawale Ismail] In The Security Activities of External Actors in Africa, edited by Olawale Ismail and Elisabeth Skons. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

2013. “China and UN Peacekeeping.” [with Bates Gill] In Providing Peacekeeping: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of UN Peacekeeping, edited by Paul Williams and Alex Bellamy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2012. “PLA Involvement in International Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief.” In Learning by Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad, edited by Roy Kamphausen, et al. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute.

2012. “Peacekeeping, Sovereignty, and Intervention.” In Chinese Foreign Policy, edited by Emilian Kavalski. London: Ashgate.

2012. “Principles and Praxis of China’s Peacekeeping.” In China’s Evolving Approach to Peacekeeping, edited by Marc Lanteigne and Miwa Hirono. Oxford: Routledge.

Chinese Foreign Policy
Conflict and Cooperation in East Asia
Comparative Social Inquiry