Guan-Yi Leu

Assistant ProfessorHeadshot of Professor Guan-Yi Leu.

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Areas of Specialization:

  • International Relations
  • International Political Economy
  • China’s Political Economy and Foreign Relations
  • East Asian Economies and Politics
  • China-Taiwan-US Relations

Scholarly and Professional Activities:

Dr. Leu has published research and contributed commentaries to the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, Issues & Studies, Pacific Affairs, East Asian Studies, and Tamkang International Review. She has also contributed to several books, such as East Asian Regional Integration and Challenges [Dongya quyu zhenghe yu tiaozhan] (2019), Introduction to Mainland China Studies [Zhongguo dalu gailun] (2020), and The Strategic Options of Middle Powers in the Asia-Pacific (2022). Previously, she was an assistant professor at the Graduate Institute of East Asian Studies at National Cheng-Chi University, in Taipei, Taiwan. She was also a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Political Science, Academic Sinicia, in Taiwan. Dr. Leu obtained a B.A and M.A. from National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.

Select Publications:

  • Leu, Guan-Yi (upcoming, 2023), “The Evolution of China’s Free Trade Strategy and Prospect after the 20th Party Congress” in Introduction to Mainland China Studies [Zhongguo dalu gailun], 2nd edition. Taipei: Wu-Nan Book Inc.
  • Leu, Guan-Yi (2022), “Why Hedging Is Not Easily Attainable-Taiwan’s Strategic Policy Options Amidst U.S.-China Competition,” The Strategic Options of Middle Powers in the Asia-Pacific (pp. 233-255), Routledge.
  • Leu, Guan-Yi (2021), “Assessing China’s 2020 Economic Development and its Prospects,” in Studies of Chinese Communism Quarterly [Zhōnggòng yánjiū jìkān], Vol. 55. 1, pp. 75-82.
  • Leu, Guan-Yi (2020), “Connecting and Navigating Amidst Constraints: the Politics Behind China’s Free Trade Strategy,” in Introduction to Mainland China Studies [Zhongguo dalu gailun] 1st edition (pp. 321-353). Taipei: Wu-Nan Book Inc.
  • Leu, Guan-Yi (2019), “Trump’s Foreign Economic Policy and the Factor of Domestic Politics,” in Global Security and Economic Development. Taipei: ShiYing Publisher.
  • Leu, Guan-Yi (2019), “The US-China Trade Dispute: Prospects and Challenges to Asia-Pacific Economies,” Taiwan Economic Research Monthly Periodical, Vol. 49, No. 5. Pp. 82-89.
  • Leu, Guanyi (2018), “Conducting Economic Diplomacy—the Aspects of China-ASEAN Economic Cooperation and the Challenges,” East Asia Quarterly [Dōngyà jìkān], Vol.49. No. 1, pp. 13-62.
  • Leu, Guanyi (2015), “Free Trade Agreements and Regional Economic Integration: Theories, Practices, and Reflection in the Case of East Asia” in Regional Economic Integration in East Asia and the Challenges of the China-Korea FTA. Taipei: INK YinKe Publisher.
  • Leu, Guanyi. (2011), “ASEAN’s Preferential Trade Agreements Strategy in East Asia,” Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 30, 2, 31-64.

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