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William Piekos

William Piekos (USA) is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on alignment policies in Southeast Asia, U.S.-China relations, and East Asian security issues. Previously, he worked in the Asia Studies Program at the Council on Foreign Relations and at the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. His analysis on Chinese foreign policy and U.S. policy in Asia has been published by the Center for Advanced China Research, CNN, and the Council on Foreign Relations, among others. He received his MA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his BA in International Studies from Middlebury College.