Gregory B. Poling
Gregory B. PolingDirector of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative and Fellow, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia StudiesPrograms:
Gregory B. Poling is the director of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative and a fellow with the Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at CSIS. He oversees research projects focused on U.S. foreign policy in the Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on the maritime domain and the countries of Southeast Asia. His research interests include the South China Sea disputes, democratization in Southeast Asia, and Asian multilateralism. Mr. Poling’s writings have been featured in theWall Street Journal, Nikkei Asian Review, Journal of Political Risk, and YaleGlobal, among others. He is the author of The South China Sea in Focus: Clarifying the Limits of Maritime Dispute (CSIS, July 2013) and coauthor of multiple works including Building a More Robust U.S.-Philippines Alliance (CSIS, August 2015), A New Era in U.S.-Vietnam Relations: Deepening Ties Two Decades after Normalization (CSIS, June 2014), and A U.S.-Indonesia Partnership for 2020: Recommendations for Forging a 21st Century Relationship CSIS, September 2013). Mr. Poling received an M.A. in international affairs from American University, a B.A. in history and philosophy from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and studied at Fudan University in Shanghai.
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