Dr. Hans Stockton Dr. Hans Stockton Associate Vice President, International Relations & Engagement
Center for International Studies

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Dr. Hans Stockton teaches comparative politics, democratization, and East Asian history and politics. His areas of research include democratization, elections and security in East Asia.

Areas of Expertise
East Asia, Democracy, East Asian Politics, Taiwan, Korea, China


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Political Science - Texas A&M University (1998)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Political Science (BA) - Texas A&M University (1991)


  • "The Politics of Taiwan"
    Annotated Bibliography Available at http://bit.ly/2BlSmqd
    Oxford University Press (1900)
  • "The Future of Development in Vietnam and the Challenges of Globalization: Interdisciplinary Essays"
    Edwin Mellen Press (1900)
  • "The Impact of Democratization on the Utilization of Clientelistic Styles of Ruling Parties in East Asia"
    Edwin Mellen Press (1900)
  • "“Wither(ing) Identity? National Identify and Partisan Support in Presidential Elections on Taiwan 2004 – 2012.”"
    American Journal of Chinese Studies
    (1900) Vol. 20 Page 43-60
  • ""Strategies, Institutions, and Outcomes under SNTV in Taiwan, 1992 - 2004.""
    Journal of East Asian Studies
    (1900) Vol. 10
  • ""How Rules Matter: Electoral Reform on Taiwan.""
    Social Science Quarterly
    (1900) Vol. 91 Page 21-41
  • "“Partisanship, Ethnic Identification, and Citizen Attitudes toward Regime and Government on Taiwan.”"
    Journal of Contemporary China
    (1900) Vol. 15 Page 705-722
  • ""The Impact of Transition to Democracy on Elections and Parties in South Korea.""
    Party Politics
    (1900) Vol. 11 Page 675-689
  • ""The Changing Dynamics of Regionalism in South Korea's Elections.""
    Global Economic Review
    (1900) Vol. 33 Page 22-jan
  • ""Understanding Chen Shui-bian's Taiwan Road: New Forces Driving Cross-Strait Relations.""
    Journal of the Southwest Conference on Asia Studies
    (1900) Vol. 4 Page 75-97
  • ""National Identity and Cross-Strait Relations: Cause and Consequence.""
    American Journal of Chinese Studies
    (1900) Vol. 9 Page 155-178
  • "“National Identity, International Image, and a Security Dilemma: The Case of Taiwan.""
    The Dilemma of 'One China'
    (1900) Page 49-70
  • ""China's Defense Policy and Military Administration.""
    Handbook of Military Administration
    (1900) Page 409-428
  • ""Taiwan: Political and National Security of Becoming 'Taiwanese'""
    Identity and Change in East Asian Conflict
    (1900) Page 49-70
  • ""Taiwan's Foreign and Defense Policy.""
    Defense and Security: A Guide to National armed Forces and Security Policies of the World
    (1900) Page 801-818


  • ""Identity, Party Identification, and Voting: Setting Cross-Strait Expectations for 2016."" (2014)
    TEDS 2014 International Conference: Perspectives on Citizen Participation
  • ""Expereintal Learning through Delegation Style Studies Abroad."" (2014)
    Asian Studies Development Program Conference
  • "“Academic Immersion and Public Diplomacy: American and Global Studies Colloquium at the University o" (2013)
    International Conference on Overseas Chinese Affairs
  • ""Wealth and Power with Orville Schell."" (2013)
    Asia Society Texas Center
  • ""China Risen."" (2013)
    Houston Rotary Club
  • "“Identity is Dead, Long Live Identity: The Relative Influence of Identity in Presidential Voting on" (2012)
    “The Maturing of Taiwan Democracy: Findings and Insights from the 2012 TEDS Survey”
  • "“Manufacturing Majoritarian Democracy through Electoral Reform in East Asia.”" (2012)
    American Association for Chinese Studies
  • ""China Risen."" (2012)
    Seekers and Sages
  • ""New Developments in China."" (2012)
    Executive Roundtable
  • ""China's Development Strategy."" (2011)
    Federal Reserve Bank
  • "“National Image and Taipei’s Relations with Washington DC and Beijing.”" (2011)
    Southwest Social Science Association
  • ""Small Colleges and China Recruiting."" (2010)
    Texas-China Business Summit
  • ""China Boys: How US Relations with the PRC Began and Grew with Nicholas Platt."" (2010)
    Asia Society Texas Center
  • "“Taiwan’s Electoral Reforms in Light of LY By-Elections.”" (2010)
    American Association for Chinese Studies
  • ""US-Taiwan-China Relations at Mid-Term."" (2010)
    Southwest Social Science Association
  • ""Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea."" (2010)
    University Rotary Club
  • "“Manufacturing Majoritarian Democracy in East Asia.”" (2010)
    Southwest International Studies Association
  • "“Electoral Reform on Taiwan in Comparative Perspective.”" (2009)
    Conference Group on Taiwan Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Research - UST (2004)

Language Skills

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Spanish

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