Parris H. Chang

Parris H. Chang is professor emeritus of political science at Pennsylvania State University and president of the Taiwan Institute for Political, Economic, and Strategic Studies. He was a member of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan from 1993 to 2004, deputy secretary-general of Taiwan’s National Security Council from 2004 until 2006, and Taiwan’s representative to the Kingdom of Bahrain in 2008. His publications include Power and Policy in China and, as co-editor and contributing author, If China Crosses the Taiwan Strait: The International Response. He received a doctorate in political science from Columbia University in 1969.