Taifa Yu

Department of Political Science
Faculty - Associate Professor of Political Science

Degrees

Ph.D. University of South Carolina

Research Interests

Politics of East Asia/China, Political Economy, psychology and international relations

Teaching Interests

Great leaders' personalities and policies (Newly developed interest)

Service

Professional Assessment Committee Curriculum Committee (alternate)

Selected Publications

"Vicissitudes of the Korean War and Insight from Prospect Theory: Dashed Victory, Military Fiasco, and Over-prolonged Stalemate," The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, 26(June 2014): 155-173.

Courses Taught

NonWestern Cultures: China

Politics of East Asia

Comparative politics

Nonwestern Cultures: Japan (Continuing Education)

International Diplomacy and Negotiation

Global Changes and U.S.

Office

Sabin 352

Phone

319-273-2709

Email

taifa.yu@uni.edu