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National Asia Research Associates and Fellows

The first class of 27 NARP Associates and 12 Fellows in the National Asia Research Program were chosen through a competitive, nationwide selection process based on their research into issues of strategic importance to U.S. interests in Asia.

NARP Publications

See research by National Asia Research Associates and Fellows published by NBR to date: NARP Publications.

These Associates and Fellows served two-year terms, from March 2010 to March 2012, during which they presented their research at the Asia Policy Assembly in Washington, D.C., and subsequently published their research findings in various NBR and Wilson Center publications.

During their terms, the Associates and Fellows remained at their home institutions and received a research stipend to support their work through the NARP.

Research Associates

Richard Baum
University of California-Los Angeles

Stephen Blank
US Army War College

Dan Blumenthal
American Enterprise Institute

Victor Cha
Georgetown University

T.J. Cheng
College of William and Mary

Stephen Cohen
The Brookings Institution

Donald Emmerson
Stanford University

M. Taylor Fravel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Steven Goldstein
Smith College

William Grimes
Boston University

Yanzhong Huang
Seton Hall University

Yasheng Huang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David M. Lampton
Johns Hopkins University

Wei Li
Arizona State University

Katharine Moon
Wellesley College

Minxin Pei
Claremont McKenna College

Saadia Pekkanen
University of Washington

David Pietz
Washington State University

Jonathan Pollack
Naval War College

Kenneth Pomeranz
University of California, Irvine

Robert Pomeroy
University of Connecticut

Eswar Prasad
Cornell University

Thomas Rawski
University of Pittsburgh

Jonathan Schwartz
State University of New York, New Paltz

Adam Segal
Council on Foreign Relations

Daniel Sneider
Stanford University

Mark Valencia
Nautilus Institute

Research Fellows

Amit Ahuja
University of California, Santa Barbara

C. Christine Fair
Georgetown University

Justin Hastings
Georgia Institute of Technology

Sung-Yoon Lee
Tufts University

Eric McGlinchey
George Mason University

Ann Marie Murphy
Seton Hall University

Tun Myint
Carleton College

Thomas Pepinsky
Cornell University

Ely Ratner
RAND Corporation

Eric Strahorn
Florida Gulf Coast University

Christopher Twomey
Naval Postgraduate School

Elizabeth Wishnick
Montclair State University


To further highlight and honor the work of those scholars whose commitment and expertise have made exceptional contributions to America’s understanding of the vast changes underway in the region, one of the Associates and Fellows is awarded a significant prize named after renowned Asia scholar Robert A. Scalapino at the Asia Policy Assembly.



The National Bureau of Asian Research and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars presented the inaugural Scalapino Prize to Dr. David M. Lampton on June 17, 2010, at the 2010 Asia Policy Assembly in Washington, D.C. Access audio from the Scalapino Award Ceremony.

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