Chong-Pin Lin - Professor, Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Dr. Chong-Pin LIN is is Professor at the Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies at Tamkang University in Taiwan near Taipei. He served for eight years in the government of Republic of China in Taiwan as Deputy Minister in the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China (February 2003 ‐ May 2004); Senior Advisor in the National Security Council of the Republic of China (January 2000 ‐ February 2002); the First Vice Chairman and Spokesman of the ministerial‐level Mainland Affairs Council in the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China (November 1999 – February 2002); and Mainland Affairs Council Second Vice Chairman (June 1996 – November 1999). He has a B.A. in geology from National Taiwan University (1965), M.A. in geology from Bowling Green State University (1969), M.B.A in finance from UCLA (1973), M.A. (1980) and Ph.D. (1986) in government from Georgetown University. From 1987 to 1995, he was Resident Scholar and the Associate Director of the Asian Studies Program at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington D.C. He taught from 1984 to 1995 alternatively as Sun Yat‐Sen Chair Professor and Adjunct Professor at the Government Department and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. From September 1995 to June 1996, he served as Professor and Director, Graduate Institute of Political Science, the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Professor Lin is author of a number of books and monographs, has published in 16 international journals and 11 international newspapers, and has appeared on numerous international television programs on the BBC, CNN, PBS, CBS, and CBC. To read PDF articles written by Professor Lin from the International Herald Tribune, China Security, and The Straits Times, please see the links below.