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Titus C. Chen is Assistant Research Fellow in the Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan. From 2008 to 2009 Dr. Chen was the Hayward R. Alker Postdoctoral Fellow of the Center for International Studies at the University of Southern California. He specializes in international relations theory, international norms, and state socialization, East Asian development, and Chinese politics. His current research projects examine adaptive authoritarianism in China, and investigation of China’s socialization in the United Nations Human Rights Council. (E-mail: Cheng Xiaohe is Assistant Professor in the School of International Studies, Renmin University, Beijing. His main research interest is China’s foreign relations, in particular China’s diplomacy in East Asia. Dr. Cheng worked for the Institute of Contemporary International Studies for some years and served as a visiting research fellow at the Fairbank Center of Harvard University (1997-1998). His published articles cover China’s relations with North Korea, Pakistan , and Albania. (E-mail: Jermain T. M. Lam is Associate Professor in the Department of Public and Social Administration at the City University of Hong Kong. His main research interests are politics and democratization in transitional societies. He has published numerous journal articles and several books on political and public sector reforms in Hong Kong. (E-mail: Geun Lee is an Associate Professor of International Relations in the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University . He has also served as a professor at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS) in the Ministry of Foreign CONTRIBUTORS Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea. His recent interests and publication topics include soft-power theory, the spread of Korean culture, linkage between regional security and domestic politics, and U.S. global defense posture and its implications for U.S.-Korea relations. (E-mail: Karin J. Lee is executive director of the National Committee on North Korea, which promotes principled engagement with North Korea through educational activities with the U.S. administration and members of Congress and their staff. Previously, she was the Senior Fellow for the East Asia Policy Education Project of the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL). She has published a number of reports on humanitarian and other assistance to North Korea, and on engagement policies generally. (E-mail: J. J. Suh is associate professor and director of the Korea Studies Program at the School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. He is also an academic adviser for the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS. He is the author of Power, Interest and Identity in Military Alliances (Palgrave MacMillan, 2007) and coeditor of Rethinking Security in East Asia: Identity, Power and Efficiency (with Peter Katzenstein and Allen Carlson; Stanford University Press, 2004). (E-mail: Chen-yuan Tung is a professor in the Graduate Institute of Development Studies, National Chengchi University, Taiwan and director of its Center for Prediction Markets. His expertise is in international political economy, Chinese economic development, TaiwanU .S.-China trilateral relations, and prediction markets. His books include Cross-Strait Economic Relations in the Era of Globalization (Taipei: Shengchih, 2003, in Chinese); Cross-Strait Economic Relations in the Era of Globalization: China’s Leverage and Taiwan’s Vulnerability (Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2008); and The East Asian Economic Integration Regime and Taiwan’s Strategy (Taipei: National Chengchi University Press, 2009, in Chinese). (E-mail: ...


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