Dr. Taiyi Sun is an Assistant Professor of political science at Christopher Newport University.
Taiyi Sun’s research interests include Chinese politics, disaster politics, civil society, civic engagement, international political economy, and Sino-US relations. His work has appeared in (or has been accepted by) PS: Political Science & Politics, Politics and Society, the China Quarterly, China Information, Journal of Chinese Political Science, Made in China, Japan Studies, Journal of International Service, Routledge, and Australia National University Press. Taiyi is the US new media coordinator of the Global Forum of Chinese Political Scientists and is the executive editor of its main publication, Global China. He is also a co-editor of the forthcoming book “Teaching Civic Engagement Globally” to be published by the American Political Science Association.
As a member of Phi Beta Kappa, he received his B.A. in politics & government and business administration from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, and an M.A. in international affairs from American University School of International Service, Washington D.C., and a Ph.D. in political science from Boston University. He was previously a lecturer at Boston University for six years. Taiyi has been with the Interactivity Foundation since 2009.