Jaushieh Joseph Wu has spent his career carving out an international identity for his native Taiwan. He was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of China (Taiwan) in February 2018, after serving as the top aide to President Tsai Ing-wen and after a stint as secretary-general of the National Security Council of Taiwan. He was Taiwan’s chief representative to the United States, as head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington, D.C. from 2007 to 2008, and continued as the Democratic Progressive Party’s representative in Washington from 2012 to 2016, while the DPP was out of power. He also headed Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council from 2004-2007. Dr Wu earned his PhD in political science from Ohio State University in 1989, writing his thesis on democratization in Taiwan at a time when martial law had only just been lifted, and competitive elections were still in the future. He spent almost 13 years at National Chengchi University’s InSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.