Liao Bin-Jou 廖斌洲

Posted on Jun, 13 2012

Liao Bin-Jou 廖斌洲

Name: Liao Bin-Jou 廖斌洲

Home institution: Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University

Duration of Stay: June 24th to Aug. 10th, 2012

Current Position:

Ph. D. Student, Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University
Research Assistant, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica
Research Assistant, Project on “Idea of Oriental Despotism in Eighteenth-century Britain,” National Science Council

Education:

MA. Political Science, National Chengchi University. 2007
(MA. Thesis Title: Elites, Education and Representative Government: James Mill’s Political Thought)
BA. Public Administration and Policy, National Taipei University. 2003

Research Interest:

History of Western Political Thought, especially of eighteenth and nineteenth-century Britain and of Christianity
Political Thought of Taiwan after 1945

Experiences:

Administrative Staff, Department of Public Administration and Policy, National Taipei University, August 2009 ~ December 2009.
Administrative Staff, Taipei County Government, August 2008 ~ July 2009
Military Service, Republic of China Army, September 2007 ~ August 2008
Research Assistant, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, January 2006 ~ June 2007
Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate Course ”Religion and Politics” in Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University, February 2006 ~ June 2006
Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate Course ”History of Western Political Thought” in Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University, September 2005 ~ June 2006
Editor, Political Science Quarterly Book Review, Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University, January 2006 ~ December 2006
Research Assistant, Project on “Religious Toleration: Dialogues between Political Philosophy and Theology,” National Science Council, August 2004 ~ July 2005

Articles:

Liao, Bin-Jou. 2011. The Role of Taiwanese Nationalism in the process of Democratization in Taiwan. Local and Regional Governance Electronic Periodical, 5: 37-52.
Liao, Bin-Jou, 2005. Book Review of Harry Dickinson’s Liberty and Property: Political Ideologies in Eighteenth Century Britain (1977). Political Science Quarterly Book Review, 7: 41-44.
Liao, Bin-Jou, 2005. “Reconciling the Paradoxes of Pluralism and Liberalism in Isaiah Berlin’s Political Thought,” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Chinese Association of Political Science.