September 20, 2017

Larus Presents Paper at Asia Conference

Elizabeth Larus, Taiwan Fellow and Professor Political Science and International Affairs presented a paper, “Assessing the US Rebalance to Asia: Implications for US-China-Taiwan Trilateral Relations and Taiwan’s Strategic Choices,” at the 2015 AAS-in-Asia conference, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan in June. She also participated in the international conference Maritime Governance in the 21st Century at National Chengchi University in Taipei in late June. 

Larus Participates in World Book Day

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Elizabeth Larus at the World Book Day Celebration

Elizabeth Larus, Taiwan Fellow and Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, read an excerpt from “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the World Book Day Celebration at the National Central Library, Taipei, Taiwan, on April 18.

Dr. Larus was an invited guest of the library’s Center for Chinese Studies.

Larus Publishes Article on Taiwan Elections

Elizabeth Larus, Taiwan Fellow and Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, published an article, “Relations with Taiwan after the Nine-In-One Elections,” in China Analysis, a publication of the European Council on Foreign Affairs.

The article examines China’s view of the impact of the elections on cross-Strait relations.

Larus Awarded Taiwan Fellowship

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Larus has been awarded a Taiwan Fellowship for 2015. The Ambassador-Shen-2014Taiwan Fellowship is the Republic of China’s version of the Fulbright Program. Dr. Larus will conduct field research in Taiwan on U.S.-China-Taiwan trilateral relations.  In recognition of the award, Dr. Larus was the honored guest of Ambassador Shen Lyushen, Taiwan’s representative to the United States, at an Oct. 29 luncheon held at Twin Oaks, the official residence for Taiwan ambassadors.

Larus Presents Paper at China Conference

Elizabeth Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, presented a paper “The Pivot versus the Dream: The Battle for Seapower in the Asia-Pacific” at the 2014 meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies at George Washington University, Oct. 10-12, 2014.

 

Professor Larus Participates in U.S. War College Program

Elizabeth F. Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, participated in the 2014 Commandant’s National Security Program (CNSP) at the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania in July 2014. Participation was by nomination only. Larus joined senior military officers as well as 60 other guests from law, business, the intelligence community, medicine and academia to participate in a series of lectures and small group discussions on pressing national security issues.

Elizabeth Larus Presents National Security Lecture

Elizabeth F. Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, presented a lecture, “The U.S. Pivot to the Western Pacific: Implications for Security in the Asia-Pacific,” on April 11, 2014 to Command and Staff of the Joint Warfare Analysis Center (JWACS) as part of the National Securities Lecture Series at the UMW Dahlgren Campus. Professor Larus’ lecture was simultaneously broadcast to remote attendees from U.S. Strategic Command and the Pentagon.

Larus Discusses Business in China at Rotary Meeting

Elizabeth Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, spoke on China’s economy and pressing issues affecting businesses in China at the October 30 meeting of the Rotary Club of in Fredericksburg.

Elizabeth Larus Offers Comments on Radio Program

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, offered comments on current events in China on “Tea Talk,” the radio program of the Asian World Center at Creighton University. The first part of her interview aired in mid-October and can be accessed at Episode 3 – Dr. Elizabeth Larus Part 1/2.

Liz Larus Offers Public Lecture on China

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, offered a public lecture “Social and Economic Problems Facing China’s Fifth Generation of Leaders” at Creighton University in Omaha on September 9.  The university’s Asian World Center invited Dr. Larus, a Creighton graduate, to offer the lecture to kick off this year’s Asian Culture Week.