Dr. Chien-pin Li is a professor in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at Kennesaw State University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Iowa. Dr. Li was an Associate Research Fellow at Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan), a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States (Washington, D.C.) a Research Fellow at the Pacific Cultural Foundation (Taipei, Taiwan), and a Visiting Professor at Nanjing Normal University (Nanjing, China). He taught at National Taiwan University and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, before commencing his tenure at Kennesaw State. His research interest is in the area of international political economy, including trade disputes, trade negotiations, and political risks. He has published articles in International Negotiation, Asian Survey, Issues & Studies, Pacific Review, International Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere.