CHAIR: Lanhee Chen (Hoover Institution)
DISCUSSANT: Larry Diamond (Hoover Institution)
• The Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative meets the Belt and Road
Lavina Lee, Macquarie University
• Tackling Local Clientelism and Corruption: Taiwan’s experience
Chin-shou Wang, National Cheng Kung University
• Countering Sharp Power: Lessons from Taiwan
Kharis Templeman, Hoover Institution
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Dr. Lanhee Chen is David and Diane Steffy Fellow in American Public Policy Studies at the Hoover Institution. A veteran of four US presidential campaigns, he is also the Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University.
Dr. Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He chairs Hoover’s projects on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region and China’s Global Sharp Power. A renowned expert on democracy, he is the author of Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency.
Dr. Lavina Lee is a senior lecturer in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University. She is the author of US Hegemony and International Legitimacy: Norms Power and Followership in the Wars on Iraq.
Dr. Kharis Templeman is a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution. Formerly, he led the Taiwan Democracy and Security Project (TDSP) in the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford. He is co-editor of Dynamics of Democracy in Taiwan: The Ma Ying-jeou Years.
Dr. Chin-shou Wang is professor of political science at National Cheng Kung University. His research focuses on judicial politics.