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Mansfield-Luce Publications

Below is a list of publications by members of our Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholars Network. The archive begins in 2020. Is something missing? Let us know by contacting Ari Lee at


Cohort 1 (2019 – ongoing)

Covid-19 Intensifies US-China Geostrategic Competition and Need for Strategic Partners, Andrew Oros. July 17, 2020

Japan’s Demographic Shifts and Regional Security Challenges Ahead, Andrew Oros. August 26, 2020

The Continued Centrality of the United States to Japan’s Security Doctrine in an Era of Expanding Security Partnerships, Andrew Oros. September 7, 2020

The National Security and Regional Implications of Japan’s Rapidly Aging Society, Andrew Oros. August 18, 2020 (Public Zoom Record Link)

Biden’s Asian outreach reflects the power of demographics, Andrew Oros. March 21 2021

Addressing America’s Aging Allies in Asia, Andrew Oros. June 2021 (Vol.16 No.2)

New Census Results Underscore Security Challenges of Aging in the Indo-Pacific, Andrew Oros. June 3, 2021

South Korea and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy, Andrew Yeo. July 20, 2020

Reactionary Nationalism and Democratic Development in Myanmar and Japan, Apichai W. Shipper. Volume 6 2020

A global analysis of CO2 and non-CO2 GHG emissions embodied in trade with Belt and Road Initiative countries, Cecilia Han Springer. May 20, 2020

How to Globalize Clean Energy, Cecilia Han Springer. June 20, 2020

How Rats Are Overturning Decades of Military Norms, Darcie DeAngelo. July 7, 2020

Research Highlight: Working Together to Examine Why BAME Populations in Developed Countries are Severely Affected by COVID-19, Darcie DeAngelo (took a part in a team of interdisciplinary scholars). July 31, 2020

Performative Governance, Iza Ding. October 2020

Democratic Decoupling, Iza Ding. November 2020

The Autocrat’s Moral-Legal Dilemma: Popular Morality and Legal Institutions in China, Iza Ding. January 2021

Southern Thailand’s Peace Dialogue: Giving Substance to Form, Matthew Wheeler. January 21, 2020

COVID-19 and a Possible Political Reckoning in Thailand, Matthew Wheeler. August 4, 2020

The New York Times Opinion – ‘You Have Awakened a Sleeping Giant’, Matthew Wheeler. August 17, 2020

Behind Bangkok’s Wave of Popular Dissent, Matthew Wheeler, October 16, 2020

Calls to Curb the Crown’s Writ Put Thailand on Edge, Matthew Wheeler, December 18, 2020

The abyss gazed back: how North Korean propaganda interprets sanctions, threats and diplomacy, Meredith Shaw. November 13, 2020

The Korea Now Podcast #92 – ‘Messages in North Korean Literature’, Meredith Shaw. September 20, 2020