New Taiwanese Premier

The new Taiwanese cabinet was sworn-in on February 18th, the first work day after the Chinese New Year holiday. Dr. Jiang, Yi-huah was appointed by President Ma to lead the new cabinet. Dr. Jiang used to be the vice premier of the outgoing Premier Sean Chen. He was born in 1960 and used to be a political science professor. The following is his biography.


1983        BA, Department of Political Science, NationalTaiwanUniversity (NTU)

1987        MA, Department of Political Science, NTU

1993        Ph.D. in Political Science, Yale University, USA


1993-1995       Assistant Research Fellow, Sun Yat-Sen Institute for Social Sciences and Philosophy, Academia Sinica

1995-1999       Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, NTU

1999-       Professor, Department of Political Science, NTU

2000        Visiting Scholar, DarwinCollege, University of Cambridge, UK

2001        Visiting Professor, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, USA

2003-2005       Deputy Dean, College of Social Sciences, NTU

2004        Advisor, Advisory Office, Ministry of Education

2006-2008       Associate Dean, Office of Academic Affairs, NTU

2008-2009       Minister, Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Executive Yuan

2009-2012       Minister, Ministry of the Interior

2012-2013       Vice Premier, Executive Yuan



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