Min-Hua Huang

Curriculum Vitae
October 5, 2017

Department of Political Science
National Taiwan University
21 Hsu-Chow Road
Taipei 10020, Taiwan R.O.C
Tel: 886-2-23519641 ext 388


  • Professor, National Taiwan University, Department of Political Science, 2017-
  • Director, Center for East Asia Democratic Studies, National Taiwan University, 2015-
  • Associate Professor, National Taiwan University, Department of Political Science, 2013-2017
  • Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Center for the East Asian Policy Studies, 2014-2015
  • Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Institue of Arts and Humanities, 2012-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Department of Political Science, 2008-2012
  • Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University, Department of Political Science, 2005-2008
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Graduate Institute of Political Science, 2005-2008
  • Executive Secretary, Taiwanese Political Science Association, 2005-2006
  • Executive Secretary, Asian Barometer, 2004-2008
  • Assistant Professor, National Chengchi University, Department of Political Science, 2004-2005


  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan, 2004
  • M.A., Political Science, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 1998
  • B.S. of Business Administration, Division of Industrial Management, National Taiwan University, 1996


  • Political Methodology: Truncated Regression, Maximum Likelihood, Numerical Analysis, Panel Data Analysis, Measurement Theory
  • Comparative Politics: Cross-national Public Opinion Research, Democratization, Asian Politics


  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2017). The Ideas of Statistics: Theory and Application.Taipei: Wu-Nan. (In Chinese)


  • Weatherall, Mark, Min-Hua Huang, and Taehee Whang. (2018). The Malaise of Globalization in East Asia: Income Inequality, Perceived State Capacity, and Anti-Establishment Attitudes. Korean Journal of International Studies, forthcoming.(In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua and Wen Hong. (2017). Digital Revolution or Digital Dominance? Regime Type, Internet Control, and Political Activism in East Asia. Korean Journal of International Studies, forthcoming.(In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua, Ching-Hsuan Su, Han Ruixia and Mark Weatherall. (2017). How Does Rising Internet Usage A ect Political Participation in East Asia? Explaining Divergent Effects. Asian Perspective, 41(4): forthcoming.(In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua and Mark Weatherall. (2017). Democratic Distance and Asian Views of Chinese and American Influence. Global Asia, 12(1): 118-123.(In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua and Shu-Hsien Chang. (2017). Similarities and Di erences in East Asian Confucian Culture: A Comparative Analysis. The Journal of Multicultural Society, 7(2): 1-40.(In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua, Lei Xuchuan, and Taehee Whang. (2017). The Internet, Social Capital, and Civic Engagement in Asia. Social Indicators Research, 132(2): 559-578.(In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua and Yun-han Chu. (2015). The Sway of Geo-politics, Economic Interdependence and Cultural Identity: Why Some Asians Are More Favorable toward China's Rise Than Others? Journal of Contemporary China, 24(3): 421-441. (In English)
  • Chu, Yun-han, Liu Kang, and Min-Hua Huang. (2015). How Do East Asians View a Rising China? Journal of Contemporary China, 24(3): 398-420. (In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua, Yun-han Chu, and Yu-tzung Chang. (2013). Understanding of Democracy and Regime Legitimacy in Asia. Taiwan Journal of Democracy, 9(1): 147-171.
  • Huang, Min-Hua, Taehee Whang, and Alexander C. Tan. (2013). Explaining Government Turnover in Asian Democracies. Asian Politics & Policy, 5(4): 609-626.
  • Huang, Min-Hua and Taehee Whang. (2012). Democratic Legitimacy in the Polarized Politics of Taiwan. Korean Review of International Studies, 15(1): 55-76.
  • Chang, Yu-Tzung, Yun-Han Chu, and Min-Hua Huang. (2011). Procedural Quality Only? Taiwanese Democracy Reconsidered. International Political Science Review, 32(5): 598-619.
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2011). Popular Discontent, Divided Perceptions, and Political Polarization in Taiwan. International Review of Sociology, 21(2): 413-432.
  • Chu, Yun-Han, and Min-Hua Huang. (2010). Solving an Asian Puzzle. Journal of Democracy, 21(4): 114-122.
  • Chang, Shu-Hsien, and Min-Hua Huang. (2008). A Validity Assessment of the Anchoring Vignettes vs. Psychometric Approach: The Case of Political Efficacy Measurement. Soochow Journal of Political Science, 26(3): 115-147. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua, Yu-Tzung Chang, and Yun-Han Chu. (2008). Identifying Sources of Democratic Legitimacy: A Multilevel Analysis. Electoral Studies, 27(3): 45-62.
  • Lee, Chia-Yi, and Min-Hua Huang. (2007). The Structural Factors Affecting International Terrorism Occurrence in the Post-Cold War Era:An Application of Event History Analysis. Soochow Journal of Political Science, 25(3): 1-49. (In Chinese)
  • Chu, Yun-Han, and Min-Hua Huang. (2007). Partisanship and Citizen Politics in East Asia. Journal of East Asian Studies,7(2): 295-321.
  • Huang, Min-Hua, and Ming-Chieh Kuo. (2006). The Misuse of the Methodology of Scientific Research Programs in IR: Re-examination of the Debate on Whether the Realist Paradigm is Progressive or Degenerating. Soochow Journal of Political Science, 24: 117-161. (In Chinese)
  • Chang, Yu-Tzung, Yun-Han Chu, and Min-Hua Huang. (2006). The Uneven Growth of Democratic Legitimacy in East Asia. International Journal Of Public Opinion Research, 18(2): 246-55.
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2006). How Do We Interpret the Popular Support of Political Islam in the Muslim Societies? A Multilevel Analysis.Journal of Social Science and Philosophy, 18(1): 119-69. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2006). A Psychometric Analysis of the Attitudinal Scales: A Study of the Attitude toward Unification and Independence from the TEDS 2003 Data. Journal of Electoral Studies, 13(1): 43-86. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2005). Islam and Democracy: A Global Perspective. Taiwan Journal of Democracy, 1(2):109-137.
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2004). The Origin, Evolution, and Future Development of the Sovereign States: The Importance of the Spatiotemporal Factors. Chinese Political Science Review, 38: 1-57. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2004). Why Do People Support Political Islam: Empirical Evidence from Eight Muslim Societies. Taiwanese Political Science Review, 8(2): 245-320.
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2004). How Can Political Culture Be a Useful Independent Variable? Taiwanese Political Science Review,8(1): 147-191.
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2003). The Overdetermination Problem in the Theory of Party Systems: Structure, Institution, Strategy, and Culture.Issues and Studies, 42(4): 161-191. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2002). Is Islam Demonized? An Integrated Argument from Empirical Findings. Issues and Studies,41(4): 21-46. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2001). A Methodological Evaluation of the Democratic Peace Research. Issues and Studies,40(1): 87-107. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2000). Review of Mo Ta-hua, On Constructivism in International Relations Theory (Taipei 1999). Issues and Studies, 39(11): 71-94. (In Chinese)


  • Chu, Yun-han, Min-Hua Huang, and Yu-Tzung Chang. (2016). "Polarized Politics and Support for Democracy" In Yun-han Chu, Larry Diamond, and Kharis Templeman (Eds.) Taiwan's Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years. Boulder, CO: Lynn Rienner, Chapter 5. forthcoming. (In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2016). "Polarized Politics, Government Legitimacy and Democratic Legitimacy in Taiwan" In Melissa Williams, Joseph Chan, and Doh Shin (Eds.) Political Legitimacy in East Asia: Bridging Normative and Empirical Analysis.} Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Chapter 7. forthcoming. (In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua, Yun-han Chu, and Cao Yongrong. (2016). "Political Generations and Democratic Attitudes in China" In David Denemark, Robert Mattes, and Richard Niemi (Eds.) Growing Up Democratic: Generational Change in Post-Authoritarian Societies. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, Chapter 11, forthcoming. (In English)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2012). "Regression Analysis." In Chiu Hei-Yuan et al. (Eds.), Research Methods of Social and Behavioral Science,Volume 3. Taipei: Tung Hua Book Co, pp. 41-84. (In Chinese)
  • Chu, Yun-han, and Min-Hua Huang. (2011). "Typological Analysis of Democratic Legitimacy." In Zhenglai Deng and Sujian Guo (Eds.), Reviving Legitimacy: Lessons for and from China. Lanham: Lexington: Rowman & Little field, pp. 1-14.
  • Chu, Yun-han, and Min-Hua Huang. (2008). "Partisanship and Citizen Politics." In Russell J. Dalton, Doh Chull Shin, and Yun-han Chu (Eds.), Party Politics in East Asia: Citizens, Elections, and Democratic Development. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, pp. 119-144.
  • Huang, Min-Hua, and Yun-han Chu. (2008). "Exploring Theoretical Implications of the Rise of China: A Critique on Mainstream International Relations Perspectives." In Quansheng Zhao and Guoli Liu (Eds.), Managing the China Challenge. London: Routledge, pp. 41-61.
  • Chu, Yun-Han, and Min-Hua Huang. (2007). "Exploring the Theoretical Implication of China's Rise: A Critique of the Current IR Theories." In Yun-han Chu and Qing-Guo Jia (Eds.), The Rise of China and International Relations Theories. Taipei: Wu-Nan, pp.23-58. (In Chinese)
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2007). "Universalism and Particularism in Political Cultures: An Ontological Analysis." In Chih-Yu Shih (Ed.), The State and Development of Political Culture Study. Taipei: Han-Lu, pp. 1-26. (In Chinese)


  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2011). Book Review on M. Steven Fish, Are Muslims Distinctive? A Look at the Evidence. Taiwan Journal of Democracy, 7(2): 139-143.
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2007). Book Review on Olwen Bedford and Kwang-Kuo Hwang, Taiwanese Identity and Democracy: The Social Psychology of Taiwan's 2004 Election. Taiwan Democracy Quarterly, 4(4): 171-176. (In Chinese)
  • Kang, David and Huang, Min-Hua. (2007). The True Legacies of Roh and Chen." Far Eastern Economic Review (The October 2007 Issue).
  • Huang, Min-Hua. (2006). The Influence of the Syrian-Israeli Rivalry on the Prospect of the Middle East Conflict: A Historical Perspective. The Newsletter of the Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies (The September 2006 Issue). (In Chinese)