Wong, Joseph



Joseph Wong holds a Canada Research Chair in Political Science at the University of Toronto, where he is also the Director of the Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs.  Besides Betting on Biotech, featured on Rorotoko, he is also the author of Healthy Democracies: Welfare Politics in Taiwan and South Korea (Cornell, 2004) and dozens of journal articles and academic book chapters. Wong earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001, and has held visiting appointments at Harvard University, the National University of Singapore, Seoul National University, and the Taiwan Institute for National Policy Research. In 2008, Wong was elected Senior Member of St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and he was most recently named Senior Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia’s Developmental State
(Our Cover Feature of March 06, 2012)