Scott Simon

Scott Simon is a socio-anthropologist (Ph.D., McGill University, 1998). He is co-holder of the Chair of Taiwan Studies at the University of Ottawa. Additionally, he has conducted fieldwork in Guam and Japan. His areas of interest in research are indigenous rights, development, Taiwan's involvement in the Indo-Pacific, its international standing, and relations between Taiwan and Canada. He has written four books and numerous articles about Taiwan. As a Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in Ottawa and a member of the Centre for International Policy Studies and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa, he conducts research poliy-oriented research.