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Hsin-Hsin Pan

Taiwan Scholar

Professional affiliation

Assistant Professor, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan


  • Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
  • Democracy
  • Security and Defense
  • Public Opinion
  • Asia
  • Taiwan, China

Wilson Center Projects

China’s Economic Statecraft in Buying Hearts and Minds in Taiwan

Full Biography

Hsin-Hsin Pan is assistant professor of Sociology at Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan. Her research interests focus on political sociology, social psychology, survey methods, and social foundation for political transformation in contemporary China. She has published in Journal of Asian and African Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Democratization, and Global Asia. Pan holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Michigan State University where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She has a master’s degree and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan. She can be reached via

Major Publications

  • Pan, Hsin-Hsin. 2020. “Is the US the Only Role Model in Town?- Empirical Evidence from the Asian Barometer Survey.” Journal of Asian and African Studies 55(5): 733-749.
  • Pan, Hsin-Hsin, Wen-Chin Wu, and Yu-tzung Chang. 2017. “How Chinese Citizens Perceive Cross-Strait Relations: Survey Results from Ten Major Cities in China.” Journal of Contemporary China 26(106): 616-631.
  • Wu, Wen-Chin, Yu-tzung Chang, and Hsin-Hsin Pan. 2017. “Does China’s Middle Class Prefer (Liberal) Democracy?” Democratization 24(2): 347-366.