New AIT Deputy Director Takes Office
Mr. Young was a Fellow at Harvard University's Center for International Affairs during the academic year 1993-94. He has published articles about Chinese domestic politics and Soviet foreign policy. Mr. Young received a Doctorate in Russian History from the University of Chicago (1980) and a BA from Wesleyan University (1973).
As a young man, Mr. Young lived in Kaohsiung from 1963 to 1965 where his father was a U.S. MAAG advisor and lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. He also studied Chinese at the AIT Chinese Language And Area Studies School in Taipei between 1989-1990. He is married to Ms. Barbara Finamore, an environmental attorney. They have three children, Michael, 12; Rebecca, 9; Patrick, 7.