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Chun-Ying Wu

Chun-Ying Wu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ETHNICGOODS project, ERC


Chun-Ying Wu is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the ERC project "States, Nationalism, and the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision (ETHNICGOODS)", coordinated by Dr. Matthias vom Hau.

He is interested in ethnic politics, political behavior, and political regimes. His research examines language policies, political attitutes, and ethnic violence and focuses on Taiwan and Southeast Asia. He received his PhD in government from University of Texas at Austin (2021). He is a 2021 Fellow of Southeast Asia Research Group (SEAREG).

Background and education

  • (2021) PhD in Government, University of Texas at Austin
  • (2011) MA in Political Science, National Taiwan University
  • (2007) BA in Political Science, National Taiwan University

Professional memberships & affiliations

  • Southeast Asia Research Group (SEAREG)
  • American Political Science Association


Research interests

  • Ethnic Politics
  • Political Behaviour
  • Political Regimes

IBEI Research Clusters

Selected publications

  • Wu, Chun-Ying.2024.State Institutions in North Taiwan versus South Taiwan.In:

    Amy H. Liu and Joel Sawat Selway (Eds.)

    State Institutions, Civic Associations, and Identity Demands: Regional Movements in Greater Southeast Asia.University of Michigan Press.LinkLogo open access
  • Nong, Xin; Wu, Chun-Ying

    2024.Rebel Institutionalization, Religious Holidays, and Political Violence.International Studies Quarterly,Volume 68, Issue 2Link
  • Lin, Tse-Min; Wu, Chun-Ying; Charm, Theodore

    2023.When Independence Meets Reality: Symbolic and Pragmatic Politics in Taiwan.Journal of Contemporary China,DOI: 10.1080/10670564.2023.2218300LinkLogo open access
  • Kao, Jay C.; Liu, Amy H.; Wu, Chun-Ying

    2022.Minority Language Recognition and Political Trust in Authoritarian Regimes.Political Research Quarterly,LinkLogo open access
  • Wu, Chun-Ying; Wu, Chin-en

    2022.Regime types and winner-loser Gaps in support for democracy in East Asia.Democratization,LinkLogo open access
  • Wu, Chun-Ying.2021.Hoklo speakers and Taiwanese identity in south Taiwan.Asian Politics & Policy,13 (1):150-164Link
All publications