Department of Political Science
Host Professor Full Name
Professor Shih Chih-yu
Host Professor Email
2024 Taiwan Fellowship Awardee
Dr. Kai Hebel (DPhil, Oxford University) is Assistant Professor of International Relations. Dr. Hebel’s research interests include international security, diplomacy, international history, cultural studies and IR theory. He has published on a wide range of topics, including military intervention, the Cold War, transatlantic relations, EU foreign policy, US political culture, systems theory, simulation pedagogy and the cultural representation of evil. Dr. Hebel is currently writing a book on the diplomatic management of intractable inter-state conflict, which is based on extensive interviews and archival research conducted on three continents. He studied Political Science, International Relations, Peace & Conflict Studies and Cultural Studies at the University of California – Berkeley, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Université de Paris – Sorbonne, United Nations University – Tokyo and Oxford University, earning three master’s and a doctoral degree.