Brendan Flynn

Brendan Flynn

PhD Candidate

Brendan Flynn

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

IR theory / security studies; U.S.-China relations; Taiwan; History of political thought 


B.A. - Bard College at Simon's Rock (2009)

Awards and grants

  •   Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) Taiwan Scholarship (2023)

  • David L. Boren Fellowship (2022 - 2023) - Intensive Mandarin language study, Taipei, Taiwan 

    Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship (2020 - 2021) - Wayne State University, Department of Political Science 



Selected publications

"An Untenable Status Quo: Structural Change and the U.S.-China-Taiwan Relationship." Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) Occasional Report, April 2024

 "Biden Must Build a New Status Quo on Taiwan." The National Interest. 09/21/2022. 

Courses taught by Brendan Flynn

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2022