I am an assistant professor of security studies at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. In August, I will join the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University as a Center Fellow where I will continue my research on Chinese military and security policy, Asia-Pacific security issues, war termination, and coercive diplomacy. I am also a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and an inaugural Wilson Center China Fellow. I continue to serve in the United States Air Force Reserve for which I work as a Senior China Analyst at the Pentagon. I hold a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.