Dr. Tan

Contact Information

Office: Leutze Hall, Room 257

Phone:  910-962-3221

Email: tanp@uncw.edu

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Paige J. Tan, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Political Science
Assistant Chair, Department of Public and International Affairs
Coordinator for Study Abroad Programs


University of Virginia, Ph.D. – Foreign Affairs
Comparative Politics/Southeast Asia

Monterey Institute of International Studies, M.P.A. – International Public Administration, International Management and Chinese Language

University of Virginia, B.A. – Asian Studies

Research Topics

Current Interests:
Indonesian Political Parties
Anti-Party Attitudes
Foreign Policy
Role of the Internet in Politics

On-going Interests:
Indian and Chinese Politics
One-Party Dominant Regimes in Asia
Asian Political Thought
Asian Women
US Foreign Policy in Asia
Southeast Asian-Chinese-Indian Foreign Relations


Introduction to Global Politics
Ethics in International Affairs
Model United Nations I
Contemporary International Political Issues
Political Science Careers
Introduction to Public Administration
Asian Political Thought
Asian Politics
Political Science Senior Seminar
International Organizations
International Assistance: Development, Relief, and Democracy
India Study Abroad
Chinese Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy

Curriculum Vitae(pdf)

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