International Relations; International Political Economy; Economic Security; Sino-U.S. Relations
“Analytical Eclecticism: Developing and Applying Converging Methodologies Towards an Understanding of Northeast Asian Responses to China’s Rise,” University of Edinburgh, British International Studies Association (BISA) and International Studies Association (ISA) Joint conference, Edinburgh, UK. Upcoming: June 20-22, 2012.
“Sino-US Relations and Asian Security: Cold War II or Something New?” Overseas Chinese University, The Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA), European Union Center in Taiwan (EUTW), Austrian Association of East Asian Studies (AAEAS), Taichung, Taiwan, November 24-25, 2011.
"East Asian Security Order as a Response to Chinese Foreign Policy," University of Porto, World International Studies Committee (WISC), Portuguese Association for the History of International Relations (APHRI), Porto, Portugal, August 17-20, 2011.
“The Asymmetrical Triangle: Taiwan’s Role in China-Japan Relations and the Implications for East Asian Regionalism,” University of Macau, Macau, SAR, May 13-14, 2011.
“East Asian Identity, Interests, and Regionalism,” University of North Carolina, Southeastern Conference/Association of Asian Studies (SEC/AAS), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Jan. 14-16, 2011.
“Global Only in Name, Not in Audience: Global Studies in the East Asian Context,”
Merton College, Oxford University, Global Studies Association, The Journal of Critical Globalisation Studies, Oxford, UK, September 1-3, 2010.
“The Pendulum Swings Back East: The Bankruptcy of US Economic Hegemony and the Ascent of China ,” University of the Witwatersrand, School of Economic and Business Sciences, Annual Conference on Development and Change and The Department of Trade and Industry, Johannesburg, South Africa, April 9-11, 2010.
“Examining the Dynamics of Sino U.S. Trade Asymmetry upon International Security,” Naval Postgraduate School, Department of National Security Affairs, International Security Studies Section (ISSS) of the International Studies Association (ISA), Monterey, California, October 15 –17, 2009.
“From Security Community to Insecurity Association: Modifying Adler and Barnett’s Framework for the Study of Security Communities to Explain the Development of an Insecure Association: Sino-U.S. Relations and Space Security as a Case Study,” Renmin University of China, School of International Studies, Association of Chinese Political Studies, Beijing, China July 4-5, 2009.
“Still Tripping Over TRIPS? Applying Political Theory to Better Understand the TRIPS Controversy,” Aletheia University, International Conference on Economics and Trade, Taipei, Taiwan, May 10, 2008.