Chi-Ting Tsai is an assistant professor of international law in the Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. He received his J.S.D. from Cornell Law School. His specialized fields of interest are law of the sea, East and South China Sea disputes, international human rights and U.S. constitutional law.
Against the backdrop of decreased tensions following the 2016 arbitral tribunal award, the Taiwanese government has adjusted its South China Sea policy and tried to strike a cautious balance with fellow claimants.