Visiting scholar Ms. Melissa Elise Laufer has registered at Center for Chinese Studies on March 2, 2017. Ms. Laufer is an American scholar who is currently a Professor at Ghent University, Belgium. Her research period is from March to July, 2017. Her research topic is "Balancing the Global and the Local: Exploring How Internationalization Gains Legitimacy in Taiwanese Universities." Her host institute in Taiwan is College of Education, National Chengchi University.