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Robert S. Wang Takes Office as Deputy Director of American Institute in Taiwan

Robert S. Wang assumed his duties as the Deputy Director of the American Institute in Taiwan on August 14, 2006.

Dr. Wang is a career Foreign Service Officer. He joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1984 and served abroad in Tokyo (1985-1987), Hong Kong (1987-1990), Shanghai (1994-1997), Singapore (1997-2000) and Beijing (2001-2005).  He also served as Cambodia Desk Officer in the Department of State, Washington, D.C. (1991-1993) and most recently was the U.S. State Department's Diplomat in Residence at the University of California, Los Angeles (2005-2006).

Dr. Wang earned his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Iowa.  He is married to Katherine Xiao.