Professor Nnanna Onuoha Arukwe is currently an International Visiting Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy and is researching the unique features of Taiwan’s democracy that have progressively emerged during the evolution of democracy in Taiwan as well as the prospects of deploying the same as a mechanism to deepen and broaden the frontiers of democracy and freedom elsewhere against the backdrop of a growing global fragility of democracy. He has also been a visiting scholar at the National Chengchi University under the Taiwan Fellowship program of MOFA, Taiwan, under which he researched the implications for peace and security on the African continent of some burgeoning self-determination, human rights, youth democracy, and civil liberties movements, in parts of the African continent and responses to them by the state with some emphasis on the implications of these for Taiwan’s future friendship with Africa. He received his PhD in sociology and anthropology from the University of Nigeria in 2015, where he is also a member of the Faculty of the Social Sciences. He has contributed over 30 articles to scholarly journals both nationally and internationally, including in SSCI-indexed journals, that span but are not limited to the subjects matters in Area Studies, China-Africa Relations, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Nationalism, Organization Studies, Postcolonialism, and Social Movements. He has taught courses at the undergraduate as well as graduate levels in the aforementioned sub-specialities and social research methodologies and statistics. He has authored and co-authored several books, book chapters, and conference papers. He has also attended national and international conferences in different regions of the world. He participated in the discourse on a wide variety of topics in his speciality areas and topics of interest and expertise globally too. He has also been a reviewer for several academic journals both nationally and internationally.