高少凡, Shawn Shaw-Fawn KAO (Ph.D. in International Relations, University of Virginia), Associate Professor , Dept. of political science, and Dean of OIEP (Office of International Education & Programs), Tunghai University (THU), Taiwan, Republic of China. He is also served as the Chief Executive for the establishment of the International College, and Center for the Cross-Straits and International Relations, Tunghai University. He has been working in various capacities, such as Dean of International College, Director of Graduate School of International Affairs, Director of Research and Development, Dean of Student Affairs, Director of International Education and Exchanges at Ming Chuan University; Deputy Secretary General, People-to-People International(PTPI/ROC,中華民國國民外交協會); Senior Staff Officer, Taipei Office on Education Forum, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), editing board for the academic Journal of Politics and Policies, Vice president of International Trade and Marketing, Soletek Inc. (U.S.A.).
His research and study interests include China’s Southeast Asia Policy, Southeast Asia Regional Studies, International Relations and East Asia Regional Security, and Theories of International Politics. His current research papers and publications include: “State Sovereignty in the Internet Era: Puzzles and Prospects”(2000), “The Withdrawals of Military Forces From the Pratas and Spratly : A study of Taiwan’s South China Sea Policy”(2000), “The Taiwan Factor in Japan’s Territorial Disputes with the People’s Republic of China”(2007), “Whither CHINA, China , china: Threatening or Non–Threatening?”(2007), “Taipei Strategy: Seeking More Diplomatic Ties or Involving in More International Regimes?” (2008), “China Rise and The Myth of ASEAN/East Asian Regional Integration” (2010). Shawn S.F KAO(co-author), “ Governing a Globalizing World: Using Military Adversary Regime and Non-military Adversary Regimes as a Tool” (2010), “Taiwan: A Key to China’s Peaceful Rise”(2010),”China Rise and Its Impact on the Changing of East Asian International System”(2011), Shawn S. F. KAO (co-author),”Marketing X as a University of Governance: A One-dot Theory and Modified SWOT Model Application”(2011). “China Rise and Its Impact on ASEAN’s Community Building”(2012), Shawn S. F. KAO (co-author), “Taipei’s Strategy: Seeking More Diplomatic Ties or Involving in More International Regimes?”(2012). Kao, Shaw-Fawn; Lee, Wen-Tang, “The Scarborough Shoal Dispute and the Changing of China’s South China Sea Policy”(2013), Kao, Shaw-Fawn, “Scarborough Shoal Dispute, China’s Assertiveness, and Taiwan’s South China Sea Policy.”(2014)