Scott Kastner

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Scott Kastner

Scott L. Kastner is a Professor in the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park. He graduated from Cornell University (1995), and received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego (2003). Much of Kastner’s research focuses on the international politics of East Asia, and he teaches classes on international relations, US-China relations, international political economy, and East Asia. He is author of Political Conflict and Economic Interdependence across the Taiwan Strait and Beyond (Stanford University Press, 2009), and co-editor (with Ming-Chin Monique Chu) of Globalization and Security Relations across the Taiwan Strait: In the Shadow of China (Routledge, 2015). His work has also appeared in the following journals: International SecurityJournal of Conflict ResolutionInternational Studies QuarterlyComparative Political StudiesSecurity StudiesJournal of Peace ResearchForeign Policy AnalysisJournal of Contemporary ChinaJournal of East Asian StudiesIssues and Studies and Current History.

Areas of Interest:

  • International Relations, Chinese Foreign Policy, East Asia
  • PhD University of California, San Diego (2003)
  • BA Cornell University (1995)