Pre-Doctoral Fellows

Nicholas Anderson

Yale University

Topics: territorial expansion, historical and contemporary East Asian international
relations, U.S. foreign policy, and nuclear proliferation and deterrence.

Neha Ansari

Tufts University

Topics:  international security and the geopolitics of the Persian Gulf and South Asia.


Paul Orner

University of Southern California

Topics: US-China relations, China, East Asia.


Rachel Tecott


Topics: international security, military strategy, civil-military relations, and decision-making processes.


Danielle Villa

Emory University

Topics: conflict management, conflict dynamics, peacekeeping operations.

Chen Wang

University of Virginia

Topics: leaders’ reputation-building, diplomacy and foreign public opinion, terrorism, and China’s foreign policy.