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American Regional Office

Chairman, American Committee : Cho-yun Hsu

Professor Cho-yun Hsu graduated from National Taiwan University and earned a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in Humanities in 1962. Born in Xiamen, of Wuxi ancestry, his contributions to the study of ancient China include Western Chou Civilization (1990 Yale University Press), Ancient China in Transition (1965 Stanford University Press), and Han Agriculture (1980 University of Washington Press). His work in Chinese Wangu jianghe (2009 Echo), translated into English as China: A New Cultural History (2012 Columbia University Press), narrates the full course of development of Chinese culture in the perspective of globalization. His Chinese works, a series on Chinese cultural history and a series on Chinese theories of organization and managements, are best sellers in China as well as in Taiwan. Hsu is also known for his advocacy and advisory work during the democratic transition in Taiwan. He is an Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh where he taught from 1970 until his retirement in 1998, and has served in honorary positions in several universities including Duke University, Nanjing University, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was elected as a Member of the Academica Sinica in 1980.Hsu is also a contributing columnist for Chinese newspapers including China Times, United Daily News in Taiwan and Southern City News System in China.

Director : Hsing-wei Lee

Hsingwei Lee graduated from National Chengchi University with a B.A. in political science and received his Ph.D. in political science from the George Washington University in 1990. He has been serving as the Director of the Foundation's American Office since 1990.

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