Yves Tiberghien Appointed Senior Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Vancouver, BC – August 21, 2012 – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada today announced the appointment of Dr. Yves Tiberghien as Senior Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. He will join eleven other Senior Fellows in lending his expertise to the Foundation.

Yves Tiberghien obtained his Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and was a Harvard Academy Scholar in 2004-2006. He is currently an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and incoming director of the Institute of Asian Research at UBC starting September 1, 2012. He is also a Faculty Associate at the Centre for Chinese Research, at the Centre for Japanese Research, and at the Institute for European Studies at UBC, as well as a Research Associate at Science Po Paris and at the Asia Centre (Paris). He specializes in comparative political economy and international political economy with an empirical focus on China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea. Dr. Tiberghien is currently working on a multi-year project on the battle for global governance with a particular focus on the role of China, Japan, and Korea in the G20 and in global economic and environmental issues funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Yves is a graduate from HEC Paris (Hautes Etudes Commerciales). He earned a Master of Science in Management from the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) and a Master of International Policy Studies from Stanford University.

A biography of each of the Senior Fellows is available at: http://www.asiapacific.ca/about-us/senior-fellows-new



About APF Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation is an independent resource for Canadians on contemporary Asia and Canada-Asia relations. As a national not-for-profit organization established by an Act of the Federal Parliament in 1984, the Foundation brings together people and knowledge to provide the most current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Asia and on Canada's transpacific relations. It promotes dialogue on economic, security, political and social issues, helping to inform public policy, the Canadian public and Canada’s Asia practitioners. The Foundation is funded principally through an endowment from the Government of Canada and by corporate and individual donors.


For additional information, please contact:

Ms. Trang Nguyen
Communications Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Tel: 604-630-1540
Email: trang.nguyen@asiapacific.ca

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