Dr. Yao-Yuan Yeh Assistant Professor
Interim Chair of Department of International Studies, Modern Languages and Political Science
Dr. Yao-Yuan Yeh’s areas of research include Comparative Politics, International Politics, East Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Taiwanese Studies, Political Violence, Terrorism, Public Opinion, and Statistics and Quantitative Methods. In particular, he investigates political attitudes and behavior in East Asian countries, such as Taiwan, China, and Japan. He also specializes in studies of the onset of domestic and transnational terrorism across the world. He utilizes quantitative statistical analysis in his research.
Areas of Expertise
Comparative Politics, International Politics, East Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Taiwanese Studies, Political Violence, Terrorism, Public Opinion, Statistics and Quantitative Methods
- Doctor of Philosophy - Political Science - Texas A&M University (2014)
- Bachelor of Arts - Political Science - National Taiwan University (2008)
- "Establishing Bilateral Trade Agreement without Mutual Diplomatic Relations: The Case of the Republic of China on Taiwan"
Maryland Series in Contemporary Asian Studies (MSC (2017)
- "Information from Abroad: Foreign Media, Selective Exposure and Political Support in China"
British Journal of Political Science
- "Determinants of Domestic Terrorism: An Examination of Ethnic Polarization and Economic Development."
Terrorism and Political Violence
- "Attitudinal Differences among the Cultural Revolution Cohort: Effects of the Send-down Experience."
The China Quarterly
(2016) Vol. 225 Page 234-252
- "China's Age Cohorts: Differences in Political Attitudes and Behavior"
Social Science Quarterly
(2015) Vol. 96 Page 214-234