December 14, 2018

Larus Publishes Commentary on 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections and Taiwan

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, published the commentary “The Results of U.S. Midterm Elections and its Implications for Taiwan and Cross-Strait Relations,” in Taiwan Insight, the online magazine of the Taiwan Studies Program at the University of Nottingham (U.K.). The article can be found at https://taiwaninsight.org/2018/11/27/the-results-of-us-midterm-elections-and-its-implications-for-taiwan-and-cross-strait-issues/.

Larus Offers Insight on 2018 Taiwan Elections

Dr. Elizabeth Freund Larus, professor of Political Science and International Affairs, participated in the panel discussion “Midterm Elections in Taiwan and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-China-U.S. Relations?” organized by the Foreign Policy Research Institute and hosted by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Manhattan, N.Y., November 26. She offered insight on the impact of the election results on the U.S.-Taiwan security calculus, which can be viewed at https://udn.com/news/story/6813/3504484.

In addition, Dr. Larus was recently quoted in the Financial Times about the 2018 Taiwan elections.  “The election results have introduced a high degree of uncertainty in cross-Strait relations and the U.S.-Taiwan security calculus,” said Dr. Larus. To read the article, visit https://www.ft.com/content/266c5896-f03a-11e8-9623-d7f9881e729f.

Taiwan election result casts shadow on China policy (Financial Times)

Elizabeth Larus Participates in FPRI Panel Discussion on the 2018 Taiwan Elections (udn.com)

Elizabeth Larus Offers Comments to China TV on IP Theft

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was interviewed on China Global Television Network’s program, China 24, on the US indictment of Chinese and Taiwan firms for stealing trade secrets. Dr. Larus offered insight on the politics of the indictment and on US trade tensions with China. CGTN is a Chinese international news channel with more than 85 million viewers in more than 100 countries and regions. To view her interview, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=zM87nVxMpBs.

Washington escalates trade secrets fight with Beijing (China Global News Network)

Elizabeth Larus Presents at Prague Conference

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, presented her research findings on the new politics of naval diplomacy at the European International Studies Association conference on Sept. 15 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Academic says the US is taking a low-key approach to Taiwan ties (CNBC.com)

Elizabeth Freund Larus Offers Guest Lecture in Taipei on US-Taiwan Relations

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Waple Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, offered a guest lecture “US-Taiwan Relations under President Trump: Continuity and Change,” March 7, 2018 at Tamkang University in Taiwan. Preceding the talk, Dr. Larus exchanged views on Washington-Taipei relations with several scholars and former government officials.

Elizabeth Larus Featured in Financial Times Article

Elizabeth Larus, Waple Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was featured in Financial Times article on US-Taiwan relations.

However, it is “increasingly unlikely” the US will use Taiwan as a bargaining chip,” said Taiwan defense expert Elizabeth Freund Larus, a political-science professor at the University of Mary Washington. “Trump appears to be disappointed not to have more co-operation from Xi Jinping after their Mar-a-Lago meeting,” she said.