Gregory B. Poling

Gregory B. Poling
  • Gregory B. Poling is a fellow with the Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies and the Pacific Partners Initiative at CSIS. He manages research projects that focus on U.S. foreign policy in the Asia Pacific, with a special concentration on the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. His current research interests include disputes in the South China Sea, democratization in Southeast Asia, and Asian multilateralism. Mr. Poling’s publications include Sustainable Energy Futures in Southeast Asia (CSIS, December 2012), The South China Sea in Focus: Clarifying the Limits of Maritime Dispute (CSIS, July 2013), A U.S.-Indonesia Partnership for 2020: Recommendations for Forging a 21st Century Relationship (CSIS, September 2013), and A New Era in U.S.-Vietnam Relations: Deepening Ties Two Decades after Normalization (CSIS, June 2014). Mr. Poling received an M.A. in international affairs from American University, a B.A. in history and philosophy from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland, and studied at Fudan University in Shanghai.