Duke University Political Science

    Emerson Niou
  • Emerson Niou

  • Professor
  • Political Science
  • 294k Gross Hall
  • Campus Box 90204
  • Phone: (919) 660-4307
  • Fax: (919) 660-4330
  • Office Hours: Thursday 2:00-4:00
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  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Specialties

    • Security, Peace, and Conflict
    • Political Institutions
    • Methods
  • Research Summary

    International Relations, Political Economy, and Chinese Politics
  • Research Description

    EMERSON M.S. NIOU (Ph.D., U. of Texas at Austin, 1987) is Professor of Political Science at Duke University. He is the co-author of The Balance of Power, Cambridge University Press, 1989. His recent publications include: “A Theory of Economic Sanctions and Issue Linkage,” with Dean Lacy, Journal of Politics, 2004; “Term Limits as a Response to Incumbency Advantage,” with Kongpin Chen, Journal of Politics, May 2005; “External Threat and Collective Action,” with Guofu Tan, Economic Inquiry, 2005; “Economic Interdependence and Peace: A Game-Theoretic Analysis,” Journal of East Asian Studies, 2007; “Strategic Voting in Plurality Elections,” with Daniel Kselman, Political Analysis, 2010. His current projects include studies of institutions and governance in China, security balance in the Taiwan Strait, and theories of alliance formation.
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • Political Science,
      • University of Texas, Austin,
      • 1987
      • BA,
      • Political Science,
      • National Taiwan University,
      • 1981
  • Recent Publications

      • Emerson Niou.
      • Bean Voting: The History and Politics of Secret Ballot (in Chinese).
      • People's University Press,
      • 2014.
      • Emerson Niou and Peter Ordeshook.
      • Games and Politics.
      • Rutledge,
      • 2014.
      • Emerson Niou.
      • An Introduction to Community Compacts in China (in Chinese).
      • revised edition,
      • Chinese Society Press,
      • 2014.
      • Jianmin Song and Emerson Niou.
      • "“The Financial Politics of Local Self-Government in Japan”."
      • Fudan University Political Science Review
      • 13
      • (Winter, 2013)
      • :
      • 172-195.
      • E. Niou and Sean Zeigler.
      • "External Threats and Internal Rivalry: A Theory of Alliance Formation."
      • Submitted, 2013.
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  • Teaching

    • POLSCI 332.01
      • GAMES AND POLITICS
      • Social Sciences 311
      • TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
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