Issues & Insights Vol. 23, SR4 – A History of Shared Values, A Future of Shared Strategic Interests: US-Australia Relations in the Indo-Pacific

About this Volume Authors of this volume participated in the inaugural U.S.- Australia Next-Generation Leaders Initiative, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State through the U.S. Embassy in Canberra. With backgrounds from academia, public policy, civil society, and industry, the cohort brings rich insights on the past, present, and future of the U.S.-Australia relations. This […]

PacNote #2 – Pacific Forum Fellowship Opportunities

Pacific Forum is accepting applications for our non-resident James A. Kelly Korean Studies Fellowship, WSD-Handa Fellowship and Vasey Fellowship. The deadline to apply is May 5. Applications are currently open for: Non-resident Vasey Fellowship Non-resident Kelly Fellowship Non-resident WSD-Handa Fellowship Since 2002, Pacific Forum has hosted over 100 resident fellows from 21 countries. Pacific Forum’s fellowship […]

Brandt Kekoa Mabuni

Brandt Kekoa Mabuni (USA) is a resident WSD-Handa Fellow and Hawai’i APAL Scholar at Pacific Forum. Currently conducting research in energy transition and critical minerals, he is interested in trade, capital markets, and geoeconomic trends. As a Hawai’i local and clean energy advocate, he hopes to play a part in the rising role that archipelagic states […]

Lieutenant Colonel Brian Kerg

Lieutenant Colonel Brian Kerg (USA), USMC, is a prior-enlisted mortarman, communications officer, operational planner, and Nonresident Fellow with Marine Corps University’s Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Future Warfare. He holds a M.S. in Information from the University of Michigan, a M.A. in Military History from Norwich University, a M.A. in Operational Studies from the […]

Arshid Iqbal Dar

Arshid Iqbal Dar (IND) received his master’s and PhD from the Department of Political Science University of Kashmir. He specializes in International Relations, Non-Western IR, Indo-Pacific, India’s Foreign Policy, South Asia and India-China Relations. His research has been published in reputed journals like Israel Affairs, Asian Affairs, India Quarterly and Chinese Political Science Review. Presently, Arshid […]

Sunny Cheung

Sunny Cheung (HK) is a young politician in exile currently based in the US. Sunny was the founder of the Hong Kong Higher Institutions International Affairs Delegation and testified as the only student representative in the US Congress in 2019. He organized large-scale rallies in Hong Kong, which successfully mobilized hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers. In […]

Allison Hart

Allison Hart (USA) is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Most recently she has worked as a Title VIII Black Sea Fellow hosted by the Middle East Institute funded by the US State Department. During the fellowship, she conducted two months […]

Tran Thi Mong Tuyen

Tran Thi Mong Tuyen (VNM) is a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Fellow and Visiting Scholar in Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences at National Taiwan University (NTU). Previously, she worked on the project of China’s rise under the guidance of a German political scientist who serves as a researcher at NATO […]

James Sullivan

James Sullivan (USA) is Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Equity Research at J.P. Morgan. He has held Asia-based roles in equity research (Credit Suisse) and hedge fund management (Citadel, Millennium, Oaktree) since 1998, previous to which he held strategy consulting roles at IBM in Washington, DC and New York City. He’s been awarded the […]