Yvonne Chiu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Yvonne Chiu writes on just war theory, international ethics, comparative political thought, and authoritarianism. She is the author of "Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare" (Columbia University Press, 2019), various 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, NJ), visiting scholar at University of California, Berkeley - Goldman School of Public Policy, assistant 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


Member, Institute for Advanced Study


Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, University of Hong Kong


Post-doctoral Fellow, Political Theory Project, Brown University


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

News, Media, & Events

Navy Band Northeast: Holiday by the Bay Concert (Reservations Filled)

Dec. 15, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

China’s Energy Strategy: The Impact on Beijing’s Maritime Policies

Sep. 13, 2019
Naval Institute Press
Article Publication

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