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Jonathan Pollack

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Dr. Jonathan D. Pollack "currently serves as Professor of Asian and Pacific Studies and Director of the Strategic Research Department at the Naval War College. A specialist on East Asian political and strategic affairs (especially China), Dr. Pollack was previously affiliated with [the] RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, where he served in a wide array of research and management capacities over the past two decades. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Harvard University. He has also taught at Brandeis University, UCLA, and the RAND Graduate School of Policy Studies. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations 2001, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Committee on International Security and Arms Control of the National Academy of Sciences.

"Dr. Pollack has published widely on China's political and strategic roles; the international politics of Asia; U.S. policy in Asia and the Pacific; and Chinese technological and military development. His recent studies include: Designing a New American Security Strategy for Asia (1996); Engaging China in the International Export Control Process: Options for U.S. Policy (co-author, 1997); In China's Shadow: Regional Perspectives on Chinese Foreign Policy and Military Development (contributor and editor, 1998); The Future of Chinese and Japanese Naval Power: Implications for Northeast Asian Maritime Security (senior author, 1998); Assembled in China: Sino-U.S. Collaboration and the Chinese Aviation Industry (senior author, 1998); Preparing for Korean Unification: Scenarios and Implications (senior author, 1999); and articles in various professional journals and symposia on U.S.-Asian relations, Chinese policy toward Taiwan, Russian policy in Asia, and the international politics of East Asia."

Source: Naval War College, Thomas P.M. Barnett's "NewRulesSets" Project web site. Current 12/31/03.


Pollack's "current research includes Chinese security policy debates since September 11, 2001; alternative U.S.-Chinese strategic futures; future policy options toward North Korea; and leadership of a joint U.S.-Japanese strategic assessment of longer term trends in regional and global security."[1]


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