SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Ming-chin Monique Chu

BA, MA (NTU, Taipei), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)
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Monique Chu
Department of Politics and International Studies

Research Associate

Centre of Taiwan Studies

Research Associate

Dr Ming-chin Monique Chu
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  • International political economy (e.g. globalisation, migration)
  • Security studies (e.g. information security, energy security)
  • Cross-Strait relations
  • China's foreign relations
  • Taiwan's foreign relations
  • Chinese political economy
  • Taiwanese political economy
  • Globalization-security nexus
  • Media in international relations
  • Concept of sovereignty and contested states



  • Co-Principle Investigator (2011-2013), News across the Great Wall: Analyzing Taiwan, Asian, and Western News Media’s Web Strategies for Internet Users in China (PI: Hsiang Iris Chyi, University of Texas Austin), Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, US$34,955.
  • the impact of globalisation on security with reference to the semiconductor industry
  • production globalisation
  • information security
  • energy security
  • media and high technology in international relations
  • international migration
  • Cross-Strait relations
  • Taiwan's foreign relations
  • China's foreign relations
  • Globalization-security nexus
  • Media in international relations
  • Concept of sovereignty and contested states


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Globalization-security nexus, media in international relations, concept of sovereignty and contested states, Chinese foreign policy, Cross-Strait relations.

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Authored Books

Chu, Ming-chin Monique (2013) The East Asian Computer Chip War. London; New York: Routledge. (Forthcoming)

Book Chapters

Chu, Ming-chin Monique (2013) 'Semiconductor interconnectivity across the Taiwan Strait: a case study approach.' In: Chow, Peter C.Y., (ed.), Economic Integration across the Taiwan Strait: Global Perspectives. Cheltenham, UK • Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, pp. 197-238.

Chu, Ming-chin Monique (2012) 'Globalization and Economic Security: the Case of Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry.' In: Blundell, David, (ed.), Taiwan Since Martial Law: Society • Culture • Politics • Economy. Berkeley & Taipei: The University of California, Berkeley & National Taiwan University Press, pp. 549-596.

Chu, Ming-chin Monique (2003) 'American and European News Coverage and Analysis of the Sept.11 Event and the Afghan War—Lessons for Taiwan.' In: Dissertations by Winners of the 12th Outstanding Journalist Award by the National Press Council’s Foundation. Taipei: National Press Council’s Foundation, pp. 1-170.

Journal Articles

Chu, Ming-chin Monique (2008) 'Controlling the Uncontrollable: The Migration of the Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry to China and its Security Ramification.' China Perspectives (1). pp. 54-68.

Chu, Ming-chin Monique (2008) 'Contrôler l'incontrôlable : La délocalisation de l'industrie taiwanaise des semi-conducteurs vers la Chine et ses implications pour la sécurité.' Perspectives Chinoises (1). pp. 56-71.

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