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Brad Glosserman

Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Pacific Forum

Brad Glosserman is deputy director of and visiting professor at the Tama University Center for Rule Making Strategies and senior advisor for Pacific Forum. For 15 years, he was the executive director of Pacific Forum. He is the author of Peak Japan: The End of Grand Ambitions (Georgetown University Press, 2019), and co-author, with Scott Snyder, of The Japan-ROK Identity Clash (Columbia University Press, 2015).  He is the editor, with Tae-hyo Kim, of The Future of U.S.-Korea-Japan Relations: Balancing Values and Interests (Pacific Forum, 2004).  His opinion pieces and commentary regularly appear in media around the globe, and he has written dozens of monographs on U.S. foreign policy and Asian security relations. Other articles have appeared in scholarly journals throughout the region, and he has contributed numerous chapters to books on regional security.

Mr. Glosserman is the English-language editor of the journal of the New Asia Research Institute (NARI) in Seoul.  He is a frequent participant in U.S. State Department and US Navy visiting lecture programs and speaks at conferences, research institutes, and universities around the world. He is a guest professor at the Osaka University School of International and Public Policy (OSIPP) and an adjunct lecturer at the Management Center of Innsbruck (MCI).

Prior to joining Pacific Forum, he was, for 10 years, a member of The Japan Times editorial board, and continues to serve as a contributing editor for the newspaper. Glosserman has a J.D. from George Washington University, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. from Reed College.