U.S.-Taiwan Next Generation Working Group: 2020-2023

Richard J. Haddock

Program Manager, East Asia National Resource Center, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University.

Richard J. Haddock is currently the Program Associate for the East Asia National Resource Center (NRC) at The George Washington University (GW), which is supported by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Mr. Haddock’s research interests include U.S.-Taiwan relations, U.S. foreign policy in East Asia, state and society relations, public diplomacy, and education policy.

In this role, Mr. Haddock is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of NRC programming, including K-12 and minority-serving institution outreach, visiting scholar and research...

Brandon Lee

President & CEO, Anacostia Consulting Group.

Brandon Lee is the President and CEO of Anacostia Consulting Group, leading the practice’s environmental, economic, and security issues. His work focuses on analyzing the risks posed in maritime operations domestically and internationally.

Mr. Lee’s work has included reviewing potential methods to create regional stability and establishing cooperative and defensive approaches to maintaining regional balance of power in the South China Sea; developing feasible, implementable, and achievable policy recommendations to improve maritime capacity in Southeast Asia; and identifying...

James Lee

Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Affiliated Researcher, UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation.

James Lee is a postdoctoral research associate at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), a research center for the UC system that is based at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. His research is on U.S. grand strategy in Europe and East Asia, with a focus on the Taiwan question in U.S.-China relations. At IGCC, he is working on a project on how Taiwan’s semiconductor industry relates to the United States’ strategic interest in the security of Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University in 2018, and he was a fellow in the Max...

Sara Newland

Assistant Professor of Government, Smith College.

Sara Newland is an Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College and a scholar of local politics in China and Taiwan. She has conducted research on public goods and services in rural China, collaboration between civil society organizations and the local state, local government responsiveness in Taiwan, ethnic politics, and political science pedagogy.

Her research has been published in China Quarterly (2016, 2018) and The Journal of Political Science Education (2019). She is also the coeditor, with Vinod Aggarwal, of Responding to China’s Rise: US and EU Strategies (Springer,...

Kharis Templeman

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Program Manager, Project on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Lecturer, Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University.

Kharis Templeman is an adviser to the newly-created Project on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His areas of expertise include democratic transitions and consolidations, parties and elections, constitutional design for divided societies, and the political economy of defense in Taiwan.

From 2013-19 he was the Program Manager of the Taiwan Democracy and Security Project(link is...

Winston Tseng

Professor of Research, School of Public Health, Division of Community Health Sciences; Lecturer, Department of Ethnic Studies Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Winston Tseng, PhD, is Associate Professor of Research in the School of Public Health Division of Community Health Sciences and Lecturer in the Department of Ethnic Studies Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is Associate Director of Research at Health Research for Action at UC Berkeley. He is also Visiting Associate Professor at National Taiwan University College of Public Health and teaches in its Global Health Graduate Program.

Dr. Tseng’s participatory action research has focused on social determinants of health. He...