Honolulu International Forum featuring Bill Sharp
8 March, 2021
Bill Sharp is president of Sharp Translation and Research, LLC. He taught East Asian politics at Hawai’i Pacific University for 23 years and has also taught at the University of Hawai’i, Mānoa and Chaminade University. He wrote “Look East,” a monthly column for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, and hosted Asia in Review. Both his column and TV show focused on contemporary Asian affairs, and in 2012, he published the book Random Views of Asia from the Mid-Pacific. In 2016, he was awarded the Taiwan Fellowship by the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enable him to research Taiwan’s political polarization at the Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica. During late 2017 and early 2018, he was a Fellow in the Center for Taiwan Studies at Fudan University, Shanghai, and in 2020, he returned to Taiwan on another Taiwan Fellowship.