Current Fellows

Paul Schuler
Assistant Professor, Political Science
University of Arizona

Paul Schuler is the 2018-2019 Lee Kong Chian Distinguished Fellow on Contemporary Southeast Asia at Stanford University and the National University of Singapore. He is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona, where he studies Southeast Asian politics, Vietnamese politics, and authoritarian institutions. He guest-lectures and publishes widely. His latest article is "Position Taking or Position Ducking? A Theory of Public Debate in Single-Party Legislatures," Comparative Political Studies (March 2018). Earlier scholarship has appeared in the American Political Science Review and Comparative Politics, among other outlets. He is fluent in Vietnamese and has served as a UNDP consultant in Vietnam. His political science doctorate was earned with distinction at the University of California, San Diego.

Chin-hao Huang
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Yale-NUS College

Chin-Hao Huang is assistant professor of political science at Yale-NUS College. He specializes in international politics, with a focus on China and Asia. He is the recipient of the Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford University Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia (2017-2018), and the American Political Science Association (APSA) Foreign Policy Section Best Paper Award (2014) for his research on China's compliance behavior in multilateral security institutions. His research has been published in The China Quarterly, The China Journal, and International Peacekeeping, and in edited volumes through Oxford University Press and Routledge, among others. His book manuscript under preparation for review explains how and why Chinese foreign policy decision-makers exercise restraint and the conditions under which they are more or less likely to take on self-constraining commitments. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Southern California and B.S. with honors from Georgetown University. 

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