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Seventeenth Class of Visiting Fellows Joins Center for East Asia Policy Studies

September 3, 2014

Washington, D.C. — The Center for East Asia Policy Studies (CEAP) at Brookings today welcomed the arrival of its seventeenth class of visiting fellows, hailing from South Korea and Taiwan. They will be in residence at Brookings in Washington for the next 10 months, conducting research on generational change in East Asia.

As many East Asian societies age and evolve, it is critical for governments in the region to design new policies to address unprecedented political and economic challenges. “The professional expertise and knowledge that the CEAP visiting fellows bring with them to Brookings will surely enrich our understanding of these intricate policy issues in East Asia,” said Richard C. Bush, director of the Center for East Asia Policy Studies. “I am delighted to welcome these fellows to Brookings.”

The 2014-2015 CEAP visiting fellows are:

Min-Hua Huang, associate professor of political science at National Taiwan University. Dr. Huang’s research interests include cross-national public opinion research, democratization and Asian politics. He will work on a research paper titled “The Rise of the Internet and Changing Political Participation in East Asia.”

Injoo Sohn, associate professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong. Trained as a political scientist and East Asia specialist, Dr. Sohn’s research interests include Asian regional integration, Chinese foreign policy, and global economic governance. His research project is tentatively titled “A New Political Force? The Political Economy of Youth Unemployment in South Korea.” 

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