Affiliated lecturer and research associate, Centre of Development Studies
Course coordinator for Paper 350 : Religion and Development
BS and M. Eng. in Engineering (Cornell), MA in Theology (Regent), MBA and PhD (Cambridge)
Dr Tai comes with a wealth of industry and teaching experience. He worked in consulting and manufacturing before teaching finance in Kyrgyzstan, Belarus and China.
Dr Tai's main research interests include trust between nation-states, US-China relations, East Asian history and politics, globalisation and financial reform.
Michael is course coordinator for the option paper "Religion & Development" (Paper 350).
US-China Relations in the Twenty-first Century : A Question of Trust (Routledge 2015)
The Missing Piece of US-China relations : Trust, The Diplomat, 15 September 2015
Singapore's China Conundrum, The Diplomat, 13 December 2016