Chien-wen Kou – President of Taiwanese Political Science Association

Chien-wen Kou (PhD 1999, Distinguished Professor, National Chengchi University, Taiwan) is serving as the President of the Taiwanese Political Science Association from 2017 to 2018 and was appointed in August to be the Acting Director of National Chengchi University’s Institute of International Relations – tThe IIR is ranked as the 25th top think tank in the Southeast Asian and the Pacific region by James G. McGann’s 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. Kou’s article “Xi Jinping in Command: Solving the principal-agent problem in CCP-PLA relations?” is forthcoming in China Quarterly.