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Basic Data
NAME
Ding, Shuh-fang Arthur
TITLE
Research Fellow

DIVISION

Division of China Politics
E_mail
ding@nccu.edu.tw
EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Government and International Studies, University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.
  • M. A., Government and International Studies, University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.
  • B.A., Anthropology, National Taiwan University
WORKING EXPERIENCES
  • Research Fellow, Third Division, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University (Feb. 1997- )
  • Associate Research Fellow, Third Division, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University
  • Associate Professor, Department of Politics, Chinese Culture University
  • Associate Reserach Fellow, Sun Yat-sen Center for Policy Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University
  • Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Resources Management and Decision, Management College, National Defense University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor/Adjunct Professor, Master’s Program of Political Science Studies, Fu Hsing Kang College
  • Adjunct Associate Professor/Adjunct Professor, Graduate Institute of American Studies, Chinese Culture University
RESEARCH FIELD
  • The PRC’s Security Policy
  • The PRC's National Defense and Military Affairs
  • The ROC's National Defense
  • U.S. Foreign Policy, The PRC's Politics
  • International Relations of East Asia
PUBLICATIONS
 
I. Journal Aricles  
  1. “Sino-U.S. Competition in Strategic Arms,” IDSS Working Paper Series, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, No.157 (April 2008).
  2. “Whither Taiwan-China Relations?China Security, Vol.4, No.1 (February 2008) pp.94-111.
  3. *“Development of the "Double Support" Policy and Its Implications for China's Civil-Military Relations,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.50, No.3 (September 2007), pp.29-49. (TSSCI)
  4. *“China's Defense Industry under Globalization,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.49, No.3 (September 2006), pp.1-20. (TSSCI)
  5. China: A Benign Power or Belligerent Hegemony in the Horizon?” Taiwan Defense Affairs, Vol.6, No.1 (Autumn 2005), pp.6-27.
  6. *“The Impact of US "Missile Defense" and "Nuclear Posture Review" on China's Nuclear Weapons Policy,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese version of Issues & Studies), Vol.44, No.3(May 2005), pp.93-123. (TSSCI)
  7. *“Market Factor and China's Armament System Reform in the 1990s,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.48, No.1 (March 2005), pp.29-52. (TSSCI)
  8. “Book Review: Shambaugh's New Volume: Progress, Problems, and Prospects Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects”, Issues & Studies, Vol.40, No.2 (July 2004), pp.228-231. (SSCI)
  9. China's Strategic Nuclear Development in the 21st Century: Threat Perception and Potential Response,” Issues & Studies (In Japanese), Vol.32, No.10 (July 2003), pp.1-29.
  10. *“Party-Military Relations in China since 1990s,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.46, No.2 (April 2003) pp.57-80. (TSSCI)
  11. *“US-Taiwan Security Relations after the September 11 Attack,,” International Affairs, Vol.1, No.2 (March 2002), pp.42-57
  12. *“The Meanings and Future Prospects to Implement the Two Defense Laws,” Taiwan Defense Affairs, Vol.2, No.3 (2002), pp.6-33
  13. *“Analysis of PRC’s Recent Maneuver in Dongshan Island, Communist Problems Studies, Vol.27, No.9, (September 2001), pp.4-6.
  14. *“PRC's Armament Policy in the Next Decade,” Prospect Quarterly (Taipei), Vol.2, No.2 (April 2001), pp.1-27
  15. *“Analysis of Mainland China’s Recent Air-Raid Alarm Maneuver and Mobilization,” Communist Problems Studies, Vol.26, No.10 (October 2000), pp.4-7.
  16. *“Military Factors in Cross-Strait Relation,” Taiwan Defense Affairs, Vol.1 (October 2000), pp.119-128.
  17. *“China's Defense Industry and Military Implications,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese version of Issues & Studies), Vol.39, No.3 (March 2000), pp.1-17.(TSSCI)
  18. *“Revolution in Military Affairs: PRC’s Perceptions and Practice,” Army monthly, Vol.36 (March 2000), pp.26-36.
  19. “On the PRC Defense Industry,” Issues & Studies, Vol.36, No.1 (January 2000), pp.49-75. (SSCI)
  20. *“PRC Concern over the US TMD Initiative,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese version of Issues & Studies), Vol.38, No.11(November 1999), pp.1-17 (TSSCI)
  21. China's Concerns About Theater Missile Defense: A Critique,” The Nonproliferation Review, Vol.6, No.4(1999), pp.93-101 (SSCI)
  22. *“The US Policy of Direct Commercial Sales to Taiwan: A Case Study of the IDF Jet Fighter,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese version of Issues & Studies), Vol.37, No.12 (December 1998), pp.1-16. (TSSCI)
  23. *“US.-ROC-PRC Relations Since March 1996,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.41, No.12(December 1998), pp.77-91 (TSSCI)
  24. *“Aviation Industry Conversion in Taiwan and Mainland China: A Comparative Study,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.40, No. 1 (January 1997), pp.61-79. (TSSCI)
  25. “Mainland China's Defense Industry in the Context of the Central-Local Relationship,” Issues & Studies, Vol.32, No.7 (July 1996), pp.1-18. (SSCI). Original version read at the 25th Sino-US conference on Contemporary Mainland china, June 10-11 1996 in Taipei.
  26. China Defense Finance: Content, Process and Administration,” The China Quarterly, No 146 (June 1996), pp.428-442. Original version read at conference on the PLA toward year 2000, July 13-15 1995 in Hong Kong.
  27. *“Defense Industry conversion to Civilian Production and Its Impact on Regional Development in Mainland china,” Mainland china Studies, Vol. 39, No 2(February 1996), pp.36-49. (TSSCI)
  28. *“The Modernization of the PLA and the Mechanism for Peace in the Asia-Pacific,” Mainland China Studies, Vol. 38, No 7(July 1995). pp. 6-20. (TSSCI)
  29. *“The Production Activities of the PLA and Mainland china's Defense Budget,” Mainland China Studies, Vol. 38, No 5(May 1995), pp.29-44.
  II Books and Chapters
  1. “Civil-Military Relationship in China: Rising Market Influence on Defense Industry Sector?” Routledge, 2005.
  2. Taiwan: From Integrated Missile Defense to RMA?” in The Information Revolution in Military Affairs in Asia. Palgrave McMillan, 2004.
  3. *“China big trend 2003-2004,” in China Big Trend 2003-2004. Taipei: New news press, 2004.
  4. “The Lessons of the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait Crisis,” in Andrew Scobell, Larry Wortzel and Laurie Burdkitt eds., The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army at 75. Carlisle, PA: US Army War College, 2003.
  5. *“Does the Party still Commands the Guns?-Military Reform and Impact on the Party-Military Relations?” in Challenges for Hu Jingtao Era. Taipei: New news press, 2002.
  6. *Arthur Ding and Yang-Sun Chou, “A Study of Chinese Military,” in Handbook for Mainland China Studies. Mainland Affairs Council, Taipei, 2002.
  7. *“Challenges for Hu Jingtao Era,” in Challenges for Hu Jingtao Era. Taipei: New news press, 2002.
  8. “The Field of Chinese Military Study: An Assessment,” Mainland China Affairs Council, Taipei, 2002.
  9. *“U.S. Review of Cross-Strait Military Interaction and its Future Development after 1996,” in Bush’s Administration in the China Policy and Cross-Straits Relations after APEC. Cross-Straits Interflow Prospects Foundation, 2001.
  10. “The Regional Implications of Defense Conversion: The Case of the 'Third Line' and Guizhou,” in John Frankenstei and Joern Broemmellhoerster eds., Mixed Motives, Uncertain Outcomes: Defense Conversion in China. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 1997, pp.135-149.
  11. *China's Military Theory, 1979-1991. Taipei: Tanshan Publishing House, 1996.
  12. *“Defense Industry Conversion in the ROC and PRC: A Comparative Study,” Conference Proceeding, Defense Development in the ROC and PRC in the post-cold War Era. Tainan, Taiwan: ROC Air Force Academy, 1996, pp.313-356.
  13. “Economic Reform and Defense Industries in china,” in Gerald Segal and Richard H. Yang eds., Chinese Economic Reform, The Impact on Security. London/New York: Routledge, 1996, pp.78-92. Original version read at the Conference on Chinese Economic Reform, the Impact on Security Policy, July 8-10 1994 in Hong Kong.
  III Conference Papers
  1. Taiwan: The Prevalence of Traditional Security Issues,” Conference on Security and Development in Asia: New Threats and Challenges in the Post-Postwar Era, June 2008, Institute for Security and Development Project.
  2. “An Uphill Endeavor for Revolution in Military Affairs in China,” The State of Art in the Global Defense Industry: Implications for Revolution in Military Affairs, November 2007, Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
  3. “Will Taiwan Go Nuclear?” Over-the-Horizon Proliferation Threats, September 2007, US Naval Postgraduate School.
  4. *“Asian-pacific Stable Development under the Competing in China-U.S. Relations,” Power Relations and Development in Asian-Pacific, December 2006, Taiwan Institute of Economical Relation, pp.11-38.
  5. “Training Leading toward Joint Operation for Future Conflict in the Taiwan Strait,” The Rise of China: Asian and European Perspective, November 2006, Observation Research Foundation.
  6. *“1996 Taiwan Strait crisisReason, Process and Effect,” Ten Years of Taiwan Strait Crisis, July 2006, Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies and Institute of Taiwan Studies Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
  7. “Globalization and Defense Industry in East Asia: Seeking Self-Sufficiency and Teaming up for Dual-Use Technology,” Globalization and National Security, March 2006, IDSS.
  8. “Conflict Prevention and Management in Northeast Asia: A Perspective from Taipei,” Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management in Northeast Asia, 2006, Silk Road Studies Program, Uppsala University, Sweden, pp.161-182.
  9. “Practice without Theory: Fragile Stability in the Taiwan Strait,” Comparing Different Approaches to Conflict Prevention and Management: Korean Peninsula and the Taiwan Strait, December 2005, Silk Road Studies Program.
  10. “From New Three-Offense and Three-Defense toward Joint Operation?” the PLA Affairs, November 2005, CAPS/CEIP/Rand.
  11. China: A Benign Power or Belligerent Hegemony in the Horizon?” Democracy and Security in Asia-Pacific Region, November 2005, Institute for Taiwan Defense and Strategic Studies.
  12. “Increasing rivalry without Confrontation?” Military Power of the PRC 2005 and beyond conference, September 2005, Prospect Foundation/Tamkang University.
  13. “Military Challenge on the Horizon?” The Rise of China: Challenges and Opportunities, September 2005, INPR.
  14. “Conflict Prevention and Management in Northeast Asia: A Perspective from Taipei,” Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management in Northeast Asia, November 2004, Silk Road Studies Program.
  15. “The PLA Modernization and Assessment,” Workshop on Chinese Affairs, January 2004, IFRI.
  16. “Challenges for Taiwan,” Asian Security and China2000-2010, 2004, IDSA, pp.142-151.
  17. China's Nuclear Policy in the 21st Century: Threat Perception and Possible Response,” CASIS International Conference on Homeland Insecurities, October 2003, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies.
  18. “Civil-Military Relations in Taiwan and China: A Comparison,” CAPS/Rand Conference on the PLA, August 2003, USA.
  19. “Challenges for Taiwan Security,” the Institute for Defense and Strategic Analysis sponsored Conference on Asian-Pacific Security, January 2003, India.
  20. “The Lessons of the 1995/1996 Military Taiwan Strait Crisis: Developing New Strategy toward the US and Taiwan,” September 2002, the US Army War College, Carlisle, PA, American Enterprise Institute, and Heritage Foundation.
  21. Taiwan and US Missile Defense,” Missile Defense and America's Allies, January 2001, Heritage Foundation and Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs.
  22. China and US Missile Defense,” at The Workshop on Defense and Security in the Missile Age: Focus on the Asia-Pacific, May 2001, Center for Defense and International Security Studies, University of Lancaster, UK
  23. China's Political Structure and Its Implications on the Confidence Building Measures across the Taiwan Strait,” Conference on National Security and Military Strategy, November 2000, National Defense University.
  24. *“China's Armament Policy in the Future: Struggling between Arms Import and Self-Reliance,” Conference on Transformation in Global Defense Markets and Industries, November 2000, IISS/NIC co-sponsored.
  25. China's Asia-Pacific Strategy in the 21st Century: Constraint vs. Expansion,” International Conference on China in the 21st Century, November 1999, the Democratic Progress Party sponsored
  26. *“PLA's View on the Revolution in Military Affairs and Its Military,” Conference on ROC Army Development in Year 2010, November 1999, the ROC Army Headquarter.
  27. Beijing's Attitude toward Theater Missile Defense,” Sino-Japanese Conference on Mainland China, March 1999, Tokyo Japan.
  28. *“Counter-Proliferation, TMD, and East Asian Security,” Conference on Revolution in Military Affairs and Defense, March 1999, Taiwan Research Institute.
  29. Taiwan's Military in the 21st Century: Redefinition and Reorganization,” The Chinese Armed Forces in the 21st Century, 1999, US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute.
  30. Arthur S. Ding and Alexander C. Huang, “Taiwan's Military in the 21st Century: Redefinition and Reorganization,” the 9th PLA Conference, September 11-13, 1998, sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute in Wye Plantation, Maryland.
  31. China's Security Policy after July 1, 1997,” the Sino-Japan Conference on Contemporary China, March 1997, Tokyo, Japan.
  32. “PLA Resource Base and Defense Budget,” June 17, 1994, American Enterprise Institute.
  33. *“Economic Reform and Defense Industries in China,” the 20th Conference on Theories and Practices of Defense Management, 1994.
  34. “The Greater China: Unification of Contradiction?” the 10th Sino-European Conference on Mainland China, September 1993, Netherlands.
  35. “Continuity and Change in the ROC's Mainland China Policy,” the 34th Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies, October 1992, Detroit, Michigan.
  36. “Peace and War across the Taiwan Strait in 1990s: A Perspective,” Conference on Political and Economic Development in the ROC and PRC, January 1992, Tainan, Taiwan.
  IV Research Grants and rojects
  1. “Sino-U.S. Competition in Strategic Arms,” Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 04,2008
  2. *“Innovation and China’s Defense Industry Reform,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2008.
  3. “Civil-Military Relationship and Reform in the Defense Industry,” IDSS, June 2005.
  4. *“Chinas Defense Industry under Globalization,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2002.
  5. *“China's Nuclear Development in the 21st Century,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2001.
  6. *“The US-Taiwan Military Relationship---A Case Study of the Decision-Making of the IDF Jet Fighter in the US,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2000.
  7. *“Study of Mainland China's Conversion of Military Industry to Civilian Production,” Mainland China affairs committee, 1996.
  8. *“China's Military-Society Relationship in the Post-1978 Era,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 1995.