Chien-wu Alex Hsueh (薛健吾) is associate professor in the Graduate Institute of East Asian Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Political Science of the University of South Carolina in 2015. His specialty is in international relations, international political economy, and quantitative research design. At present he is focusing on the study of China's influences and the responses of other states. His work can be found in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific and many Taiwanese journals such as Issues & Studies, Taiwanese Political Science Review, and Taiwan Democracy Quarterly.