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Each year The Sigur Center hosts Visiting Scholars and Visiting Research Associates from around the world, who are selected on a highly competitive basis to conduct research related to Asia.
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Visiting Scholars in Residence at The Sigur Center
Since the scholars do not always come into the office, it is easier to contact them via email than phone.
Yi-Yi CHEN, Taiwan, (ROC)
Affiliation: Senior Auditor, National Audit Office of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Research topic:“Theories and practices of government performance audit that the U.S. has implemented.”
Naofumi ISHIKAWA, Japan
Affiliation: Editor, The Asahi Shimbun, Japan
Research topic: "Does Decreasing Population Slow Economic Growth? Discussions Over Japan’s Situation and Policy Implications."
Amy LERNER, U.S.A.
Affiliation: PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Research topic: "Toward Successful Integration: School Personnel's Perspectives on Refugee Youth from Burma"
Jeong hoon LEE, Korea
Affiliation: Lieutenant Colonel, ROK Army
Research topic: "What has changed in the regional security of the Korean Peninsula after North Korea's third nuclear test?"
Satoru MORI, Japan
Affiliation: Professor, Hosei University, Japan
Research topic: "U.S. Regional Strategy in Asia since 1971"
Nakano SATOSHI, Japan
Affiliation: Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Research topic: "Bridging and Integrating Asia-Pacific War History and Genocide Studies: General Comparative Studies of Justice, Reconciliation, and Memory."
Talat SHABBIR, Pakistan
Affiliation: Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan
Research topic: “Pakistan-China Relations in the Post Cold War Period: Regional and Global Implications.”
Michael YAHUDA, United Kingdom
Affiliation: Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics
Research topic: "Sino-Japanese Relations: Bridging the Gap"
Lianhe WANG, China (P.R.C.)
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Shanghai International Studies University, PRC
Research topic: "Climate Change Issues and Sino-U.S. Relations"
Hsueh-Hong WANG, Taiwan, (ROC)
Affiliation: Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Research topic: “The political and economic challenges Taiwan faces in seeking membership in the TPP.”
Weizhen ZHANG, China (P.R.C.)
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Jinan University, China
Research topic: "American armed forces in China (1945-1949"