Dalton Lin

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs
  • Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy
Office Location:
Habersham 219


Dalton Lin is a political scientist specializing in theories of international politics and foreign policy. His research interests focus on theorizing the bargaining between major and lesser countries, with an area focus on China and East Asia. He holds research affiliations with the Carter Center and the China Research Center and has been the Executive Editor of the website Taiwan Security Research since 2008. Prior to joining the faculty at Georgia Tech, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Awards and
  • Student Recognition of Excellence in Teaching: Class of 1934 CIOS Honor Roll, Georgia Institute of Technology, Fall 2020
  • Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, Dissertation Fellowships, 2011-2012
  • Fulbright Scholarship, U.S. Department of State, 2005-2007


Research Fields:
  • Regional Security Challenges
  • Asia (East)
  • Armed Conflict
  • Foreign Policy
  • Politics


  • INTA-1110: Intro to Int'l Relations
  • INTA-2100: Great Power Relations
  • INTA-2698: Research Assistantship
  • INTA-3130: Foreign Policy of China
  • INTA-3131: Pacific Security Issues
  • INTA-4101: Vietnam War Politics
  • INTA-4500: INTA Pro-Seminar
  • INTA-6131: Pacific Security Issues

Recent Publications


Internet Publications

All Publications

Journal Articles


Internet Publications