Karl Ho

Associate Professor of Instruction
 
972-883-2017
GR 3.203
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Tags: Political Science Social Data Analytics and Research Public Policy Political Economy

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Political Science
University of North Texas - 1996
M.S. - Political Science
University of North Texas - 1992

Research Areas

East Asia studies, Political economy, Taiwan elections, Hong Kong politics

Publications

Immigrant influx and generational politics: A comparative case study of Hong Kong and Taiwan 2019 - Journal Article
Ending Taiwan's economic stagnation: The implications of the elections of Presidents Tsai and Trump 2019 - Journal Article
Mass Production of Individualized Services: Vote Incentives and Electoral Support for Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Parties 2019 - Journal Article
A Comparative Study of the China Factor in Taiwan and Hong Kong Elections 2018 - Other
Against Everything Involving China? Two Types of Sinophobia in Taiwan 2018 - Journal Article
Confronting the Costs of its Past Success: Revisiting Taiwan's Post-authoritarian Political and Economic Development 2018 - Journal Article
Generations, political attitudes and voting behavior in Taiwan and Hong Kong 2018 - Journal Article
Cross-strait relations and the Taiwan voter 2017 - Book
Politicized to Mobilize? A Longitudinal Study of First-Time Voters' Voting Intentions in Taiwan, 2004-2016 2017 - Journal Article
Using repeated cross-sectional surveys to study political attitudes and behavior in a new democracy: HAPC models for Taiwan 2015 - Journal Article

Appointments

Director of Graduate Studies
EPPS Political Science [2021–Present]
Associate Professor of Instruction
UTD School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences [–Present]
Associate Director
UTD Center for Asian Studies [2019–Present]
Director
UTD School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Academic Computing [2005–2018]
Assistant Dean
UTD School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences [2003–2005]
Senior Lecturer
UTD School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences [2003–Present]
Research Scientist
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–2003]
Adjunct Instructor
University of North Texas [2000–Present]
Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of North Texas [1998–Present]
Manager
University of North Texas [1996–2002]

Additional Information

Teaching
 University of Texas at Dallas 

  •  Knowledge Mining 
  •  Data Visualization
  •  Data Methods (Methods of Data Collection and Production)
  •  Information Management 
  •  Politics and Policy of China 
  •  Political Economy of East Asia 
  •  Southeast Asia Politics 
  •  Introduction to Social Statistics 
  •  Descriptive and Inferential Statistics in the Social Sciences 
 University of North Texas 
  •  PSCI 2300 Study of Politics (1999-2002) 
  •  PADM 5530 Advanced Computer Applications in Public Administration (1997) 
 University of North Texas Health Science Center 
  •  PHPM 5740 Biostatistics: Introduction to Statistical Packages (2000) 
 North Central Texas College 
  •  GOVT2305 American National Government (1996) 
 UNT Computing Center Short Courses (1996-2002): 
  •  R Programming 
  •  SAS Programming
  •  SPSS Programming
  •  S-Plus Programming
  •  Computer Tools for Research and Data Analysis
  •  New Technologies for Survey Research
  •  Mapping Data using SAS and Excel 
Honors and Awards
  •  2018 Taiwan Fellowship
  •  2013 EPPS Outstanding Teaching Comet Award (Mention), University of Texas at Dallas 
  •  2011 EPPS Comet Award, University of Texas at Dallas 
  •  2008 Service Award, University of Texas at Dallas 
  •  2001 Recipient, UNT Staff Contribution Award 
  •  2000 UNT Soaring Eagle Award 
  •  1997 Recipient, Samuel H. Beer Award - Best Dissertation in British Politics Studies, American Political 
  •  Science Association 
  •  1996-97 Recipient of Sam McAlister Best Graduate Student Award, Department of Political Science, 
  •  University of North Texas 
  •  1996-97 Finalist, Best Dissertation Award, University of North Texas 
  •  1991-92 Outstanding International Graduate Student, University of North Texas 
  •  1991-92 International Education Committee Scholarship, University of North Texas 
  •  1991-92 member, PHI BETA DELTA Honor Society for International Scholars, Kappa Chapter.