Jing Bo-jiun 荊柏鈞 is a Research Fellow at ISDP’s Asia Program and Stockholm China Center. He recently passed his Ph.D. viva (defense) in International Political Economy at King’s College London. He is also a member of the 2022 Chatham House-Korea Foundation Next Generation Policy Expert Network and a founder of ASEAN Plus Journal (南洋誌) in Taiwan. His research focuses on Taiwan’s foreign policy towards Southeast Asia, U.S.-China-Taiwan relations, and the international relations of the Indo-Pacific.
His articles on Taiwan-Southeast Asia relations, the EU’s Indo-Pacific strategy, Taiwan’s cybersecurity policy, and cross-Strait relations have appeared on the National Bureau of Asian Research’s Brief Series, the Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs, the Stimson Center’s Taiwan Security Brief, Wenti Yu Yanjiu (問題與研究), the Diplomat, the Straits Times, and the Bangkok Post. He is the author of the monograph Taiwan and Southeast Asia: Opportunities and Constraints of Continued Engagement (University of Maryland School of Law, 2016).
Bo-jiun previously worked as a Research Associate at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and as an Associate Researcher at the Mainland Affairs Council in Taiwan. He holds an M.A. in International Relations and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from National Taiwan University.