Dr. Lu is an assistant professor in the Department of Diplomacy at National Cheng-chi University. He also advises the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of National Defense, and the Mainland Affairs Council. His research focuses on US-China relations, American and Chinese foreign policy, IR theory, international security issues, international institutions, globalization, and nationalism. His publications have appeared in scholarly journals such as Wenti yu Yanjiu, the Journal of Contemporary China, New Asia, and other edited books. He received his B.A. and M.A. from National Cheng-chi University and his Ph.D. in political science from George Washington University.