Ketty W. Chen
Dr. Ketty W. Chen is Vice President of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD). She is responsible for overseeing international affairs and general administration at the TFD. Dr. Chen is a political scientist by training and received her Doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma, specializing in comparative politics, democratization, international relations and political philosophy. She also holds two Master’s degrees in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Oklahoma and dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Psychology from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Chen’s writing has appeared in Nikkei Asian Review, China File and the Prospect Journal. She has been referenced in a number of publications and media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Al Jazeera, LA Times, New York Times, Financial Times, Voice of America, BBC-World, Libération and Le Monde. Her chapters on Taiwan’s social movement in “Taiwan’s Social Movements Under Ma Ying-jeou” and “Cities Unsilenced” were published in 2017.