Prof. Leng Tse-Kang 冷則剛


Prof. Leng Tse-Kang 冷則剛

Home Institiution:

Institute of Political Science of Academia Sinica (IPSAS)

Duration of Stay:

June 20th to 27th, 2011


Professor Leng is Research Fellow of Institute of Political Science of Academia Sinica (IPSAS) and Professor of Political Science at National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan. Professor Leng received his Ph.D. in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1995. Dr. Leng was a Professor and Chair of Political Science Department of National Chengchi University.  He served as Section Chief of R & D Office , and Research Fellow of Institute of International Relations at National Chengchi University. He was the Visiting Professor of Modern East Asian Research Center of Leiden University and the Hoover Institution of Stanford University.  Professor Leng also served as Secretary General of Chinese Association of Political Science (CAPS Taipei). Professor Leng’s research interests include theories of international relations and cross-Straits relations, political economy of globalization, and political economy of urban development in China. His recent publications include : Tse-Kang Leng, “Centrally-Administered Municipalities: Locomotives of National Development In Jae Ho Chung and Tao-chiu Lam ed., Chinas Local Administration: Traditions and Changes in the Sub-National Hierarchy ( London: Routledge: 2010), Chapter 3ï¼›Tse-Kang Leng and Yun-han Chu, ed.,  Dynamics of Local Governance of China during the Reform Era (New York: Roman and Littlefield, 2010 ); Gerald McBeath and Tse-Kang Leng,  Governance of Biodiversity Conservation in China and Taiwan (London: Edward Elgar, 2006 );  Tse-Kang Leng, The Taiwan-China Connection: Democracy and Development Across the Taiwan Straits,( Boulder, Co: Westview Press). Professor Leng also published other book chapters and articles in major journals such as The China Journal, Asian Survey, Journal of Contemporary China, and Issues and Studies.