About Me

Jonathan T. Chow is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Macau, where he teaches in the Department of Government and Public Administration.

Dr. Chow's research focuses on Southeast Asian regional politics, “pariah states”, constructivist international relations theory, and the transnational politics of religion. At the University of Macau, he teaches courses on international security, American foreign policy, and regional politics in East Asia. His work has been published in Pacific Affairs, the Australian Journal of International Affairs, the Review of International Political Economy, and Asian Survey.

Prior to joining the University of Macau, Dr. Chow taught international relations at Amherst College (Massachusetts, USA) as a Loewenstein Fellow and a Five College Fellow. He has also been Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Reed College (Oregon, USA). He has also served as a Research Fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies (Seoul, South Korea), a Visiting Fellow at the Ateneo Center for Asian Studies at Ateneo de Manila University (Manila, Philippines), and Project Director at the Berkeley APEC Study Center at the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Chow holds dual B.A. degrees in Political Science (with highest honors) and Chinese from Williams College (Massachusetts, USA), and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.