Thomas J. Christensen

Alastair Iain Johnston 江憶恩


  • Deputy Director

Chen Yali (Lily)

  • 2016-2017 Fellow

Nate Adler

  • Alumni Student Affiliate

Joel Wuthnow

Joel Wuthnow is a research fellow in the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the U.S. National Defense University. His research focuses on Chinese military modernization, Chinese foreign and security policy, U.S.-China relations, and strategic developments in East Asia. Prior to joining NDU, he was a China analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses, where he worked on a range of studies for the U.S. Department of Defense. Earlier, he was a 2011-2012 fellow in the China and the World Program at Princeton University and a pre-doctoral fellow at the Brookings Institution. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University, an M.Phil. in Modern Chinese Studies from Oxford University, and an A.B., summa cum laude, in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He is proficient in Mandarin.


  •  Chinese Diplomacy and the UN Security Council (Routledge, 2013; paperback edition 2015)



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