Timothy S Rich.
Timothy S Rich is a doctoral candidate in political science at Indiana University. His research interests include East Asian party politics, cross-strait relations, and U.S. foreign policy in East Asia. His recent publications include a mixed method analysis of diplomatic recognition of Taiwan over the past 50 years, Chinese and Taiwanese assistance in the wake of the Haitian earthquake, and the implications of Taiwan’s democratisation on its own security. He conducted fieldwork in Taiwan in the summers of 2008 and 2009, the latter on a grant from the National Science Foundation’s EAPSI program. In 2010 he received a dissertation fellowship from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.