Dr. Chung has written three books, Contentious Integration: Post-Cold War Japan-China Relations in the Asia-Pacific, published by Ashgate; Domestic Politics, International Bargaining, and Territorial Disputes of China; and China's Multilateral Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific: Institutionalizing Beijing's "Good Neighbour Policy", the last two published by Routledge. He has also contributed chapters to edited books, and published articles in journals such as Asian Survey, Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Problems of Post-Communism, China Report, China Quarterly, Pacific Affairs, Asian Affairs: An American Review, Issues & Studies, American Asian Review, Harvard International Review, and Foreign Affairs.
His teaching responsibilities at Lingnan University include courses on introductory international politics, contemporary Asian-Pacific affairs, China's domestic politics and international relations, Southeast Asia, and regional cooperation and integration.
Dr. Chung received his doctorate and master's in political science at the University of Southern California, his master's in economics at the University of Toronto, and his Bachelor's in economics at the University of Calgary. He has been a research fellow at the University of Toronto and a faculty member of the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
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Contentious Integration: Post-Cold War Japan-China Relations in the Asia-Pacific, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, October 2014.
China's Multilateral Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific: Institutionalizing Beijing's "Good Neighbour Policy", London and New York: Routledge, 2010.
Domestic Politics, International Bargaining, and China's Territorial Disputes, London and New York: Routledge, 2004.
"Phases in the Development of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization", Handbook of Asian Regionalism, Mark Beeson and Richard Stubbs (ed.), pp. 384-393, Palgrave MacMillan, January 2012.
"The Geopolitics of Asia in 2030 from China’s Perspective and Interest", Imagining Asia in 2030: Trends, Scenarios and Alternatives, Ajey Lele and Namrata Goswami (ed.), pp. 494-513, Academic Foundation, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, April 2011.
"Designing Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation", APEC and the Rise of China, Lok-Sang Ho and John Wong (ed.), pp. 15-43, Singapore: World Scientific, 2011.
"China's Multidimensional Diplomacy toward the Pacific Islands", Multidimensional Diplomacy of Contemporary China, Simon Shen and Jean-Marc F Blanchard (ed.), pp. 267-282, Lanham, MA: Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2010.
"China's Roles in the SCO and the ARF: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region," in The Rise of China: Beijing's Strategies and Implications for the Asia-Pacific, ed. Michael H. H. Hsiao and Cheng-yi Lin, London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2009.
"Southeast Asia-China Relations: Dialectics of 'Hedging' and 'Counter-Hedging'," in Southeast Asian Affairs 2004, ed. China Kin Wah and Daljit Singh, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Publications Unit, 2004.
"Southeast Asia's 'Hedging' Relations With Major Powers of the Asia-Pacific," in Alternative Perspectives on Southeast Asia, ed. Michael L. R. Smith, Andrew T.H. Tan, and Kay Kim Khoo, London: ASEAN Academic Publishing, 2004.
Refereed Journal Articles:
"Raining on the Other Guy’s Parade: China and Japan in “ASEAN Plus” Multilateralism", Asian Survey, Vol. 53, Issue 5, pp. 801-824, University of California Press, September 2013.
"Self-Immolations in Tibet", EAI Background Briefs, Issue 837, pp. 1-8, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, July 2013.
"Tibetans as a Diplomatic Issue between China and South Asian states", EAI Background Briefs, Issue 838, pp. 1-12, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, July 2013.
"China-Japan Relations in the post-Koizumi era: a brightening half-decade?", Asia-Pacific Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 88-107, Taylor and Francis, May 2012.
"China-Southeast Asian Relations: Purpose versus Disunity?", Southeast Asia Outlook 2012-2013, Vol. 2012-2013, pp. 16-19, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, January 2012, 5 Pages.
"Japan's Involvement in Asia-Centered Regional Forums in the Context of Relations with China and the United States", Asian Survey, Vol. 51, Issue 3, pp. 407-428, University of California Press, July 2011, 32 Pages.
"Book review of M. Taylor Fravel's ‘Strong Borders Secure Nation: Cooperation and Conflict in China’s territorial disputes’", Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 105-107, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, April 2010.
"Tipping the balance: Will Unrest inspire Uighur insurgents?", Jane's Intelligence Review, pp. 24-28, Jane's Information Group, September 2009, Policy/Professional Journal.
"The "Good Neighbor Policy" in the Context of China's Foreign Relations", China: An International Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 107-123, Singapore University Press, March 2009.
"The Asian Vector in Russia's Foreign Policy", The Russian Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 15, pp. 12-12, Foundation for Effective Policy (Moscow), March 2009, Policy/Professional Journal. (Article published in the Russian language)
"The Role of Asian-Pacific Organizations in Maintaining Regional Security," in Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Vol. 20, No. 2, June 2008, pp. 169-185.
"Is There a Rising Contestation between China and Japan over the Pacific Islands?" in Asia-Pacific Forum (Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan), No. 39, March 2008, pp. 207-229.
"Separatism in Modern China: An Analytical Framework," in Issues & Studies, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2008, pp. 169-203.
"Shanghai hezuo zuzhi de zhiduhua," (Institutionalization of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization,) in Zhonggong Yanjiu (Chinese Communist Studies), Vol. 42, No. 12, December 2007, pp. 1-14.
"Resolving China's Island Disputes: a Two-Level Game Analysis,? in Journal of Chinese Political Science, Vol. 12, No. 1, Spring 2007, pp. 49-71.
"China and the Institutionalization of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization," in Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 53, No. 5, September / October 2006, pp. 3-14.
"Confronting Terrorism and Other Evils in China: All Quiet on the Western Front?" in China and Eurasian Forum Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 2, May 2006, pp. 75-87.
“Has China's Anti-Secession Law Made the World a Safer Place?” in China Report, Vol. 41, No.4, October – December 2005, pp. 437-444.
"The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and China's Roles and Influence in Central Asia," in The China Quarterly, Vol. 180, No. 1, December 2004, pp. 989-1009.
Refereed Electronic Journal Articles:
"The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Institutionalization, Cooperation and Rivalry," on the electronic journal JAPAN FOCUS on October 14, 2005. http://japanfocus.org/article.asp?id=420.
Newsletters, Working Papers and Reports:
"Vai trò các tác nhân trong tranh cãi Biển Đông là gì? (What are the roles of agents in the East Sea (South China Sea) coast dispute?)", Dân Chủ - Nhân Quyền Cho Việt Nam (Democracy and Human Rights for Vietnam), pp. 4-4, Chương trình radio internet Radio Diradido Mobil: www.diradido.com/m, December 2010, Non-Refereed, (Internet / radio magazine "Democracy and Human Rights for Vietnam")
"Những tương tác chiến lược giữa Trung Quốc với ASEAN (The strategic interaction between China and ASEAN)", Dân Chủ - Nhân Quyền Cho Việt Nam (Democracy and Human Rights for Vietnam), pp. 2-2, Chương trình radio internet Radio Diradido Mobil: www.diradido.com/m, December 2010, Non-Refereed, (Internet / radio magazine "Democracy and Human Rights for Vietnam")
"Designing Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation," CAPS Working Paper No. 189, Centre for Asian Pacific Studies, Lingnan University, October 2007.
Ethnic Restlessness in Contemporary China: Policies, Concerns and Rights," Asia-Pacific Studies Working Paper Series No. 6, East Asian Studies Program, Renison College, University of Waterloo, June 2006.
"Chinese Approaches to Institutionalizing Regional Multilateralism," CAPS Working Paper No. 161, Centre for Asian Pacific Studies, Lingnan University, October 2005.