Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science & International Affairs

Ryan Liou is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. His research interests lie in the intersection of international political economy and human rights, with a focus on how a country uses economic tools to change other countries’ behaviors. Before coming to UGA, Ryan worked at Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research in Taiwan. He received his B.A. in Political Science and M.A. in International Relations from National Taiwan University.

Of Note

EITM Certification Scholarship to attend ICPSR Summer Program, 2019

Government Fellowship for Overseas Graduate Study, Taiwan, 2016-2020

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship, Taiwan 2013

Research Interests

Economic Coercion, Human Rights, Political Violence, Authoritarian Politics, East Asian Foreign Policy