Yvonne Chiu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Biography

Yvonne Chiu writes on just war theory, international ethics, comparative political thought and authoritarianism. Her book, "Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare," won the North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) Book Award 2019. She has also written articles in leading political science and philosophy journals, and occasional op-eds and essays on foreign affairs. She has been a member at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), visiting scholar at University of California, Berkeley - Goldman School of Public Policy, professor of politics at the University of Hong Kong, and postdoctoral fellow at the Political Theory Project (Brown University).

Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Ethics
  • Geopolitics

Professional Highlights

2013

Member, Institute for Advanced Study

2010

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, University of Hong Kong

2008

Post-doctoral Fellow, Political Theory Project, Brown University

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

M.A., University of California at Berkeley

A.B., Stanford University

Research Contributions and Publications

Iron Fist, Silk Glove: Soft Authoritarianism in Hong Kong and East Asia
(project under contract, Yale University Press)

Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare
(Columbia University Press, 2019)

"Liberal Lustration," The Journal of Political Philosophy 19(4), 2011

Awards and Decorations

North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) Book Award 2019, for Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare (Columbia University Press, 2019)

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