William C. Vocke Jr.

Executive Director, Taiwan Fulbright Foundation; Global Ethics Fellow Alumnus and Former Carnegie Council Staff

William C. Vocke Jr. is executive director of the Taiwan Fulbright Foundation.

From April 2008-February 2011, he was a Carnegie Council senior program director and an executive producer for the Carnegie Ethics Studio.

Vocke is a lifelong proponent of international education. From 2004-2008, he was a full-time professor in the Department of Diplomacy at National Chengchi University, and taught at Taiwan's Foreign Service Institute and National Taiwan University. During this period, he also served on the board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei, and on the FSE board.

Vocke was a professor and director of the Institute of World Affairs at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and also taught at SUNY Geneseo, Juniata College, and on sabbatical in Germany, France and South Carolina. He has served as the national president of the World Affairs Councils of America, President of the World Affairs Council of Greater Cincinnati and Executive Director of the World Affairs Council in Milwaukee.

Last Updated: September 14, 2017

  • "Regime Consolidation and Implications for Taiwanese Diplomacy," paper accepted, American Political Science Association, Annual Convention, September 2008.
  • "Five Messages for Taiwan from the US Primary Elections," Taiwan Perspective, Institute for National Policy Research, March 2008
  • "US polls and Taiwan’s nomination process," March 25, 2008; "US primary elections and their impact on Taiwan," March 26, 2008; "US primary elections and support for Taiwan," March 27, 2008, The China Post
  • "Embracing Taiwan’s Temporal Independence," The China Post, January 10, 2008
  • "A New Public Diplomacy Model for Taiwan," submitted for publication, Issues and Studies, February 2008
  • "The Impact of Democratization on Security Issues in East Asia," East-Asia Review, # 455, March 2007.
  • "US Army Transformation: Where is the Future?" with Yang Shih-yueh, Defense & Security Analysis, Vol. 30: # 4, December 2007.