U-M experts available to discuss Taiwanese presidential election

January 10, 2012
William Foreman

ANN ARBOR—University of Michigan experts are available to discuss the presidential election in Taiwan.

They include:

Mary Gallagher, director of U-M’s Center for Chinese Studies, can discuss the U.S.-China-Taiwan relationship. She is an associate professor of political science whose research areas are Chinese politics; comparative politics of transitional and developing states; law and society. She can be reached at (+1) 734-615-9154 metg@umich.edu . More about Gallagher: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/polisci/people/ci.gallaghermary_ci.detail

Linda Y.C. Lim, professor of strategy at the Ross School of Business, can take questions about the economic and trade relationship between China and Taiwan. Her research focuses on the the influence of domestic politics, economic policy and culture on business structure, strategy and operations. She can be reached at (+1) 734-763-0290 or lylim@umich.edu. More about Lim: http://www.bus.umich.edu/FacultyBios/FacultyBio.asp?id=000119685

John Ciorciari, assistant professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, can be interviewed about the strategic importance of Taiwan. His current research focuses primarily on the Asia-Pacific region and examines foreign policy strategies, human rights and the reform of international economic institutions. He can be reached at (+1) 734- 615-6947 or johncior@umich.edu. More about Ciorciari: http://fordschool.umich.edu/faculty/John_Ciorciari

Philip Potter, an assistant professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, can discuss China-Taiwan security and defense issues. His current research projects explore the relationship between interdependence and international conflict; the impact of public opinion and media on foreign policy; and the role of networks in transnational terrorism. He can be reached at (+1) 734-615-6905 or pbkp@umich.edu. More about Potter: http://fordschool.umich.edu/faculty/Philip_Potter