Nicholas Szechenyi

Nicholas Szechenyi
  • Nicholas Szechenyi is deputy director of the Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he is also a senior fellow. His research focuses on U.S.-Japan relations and U.S.–East Asia relations. In 2009, he was selected as an inaugural fellow of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future, a program established by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Prior to joining CSIS in 2005, he was a news producer for Fuji Television in Washington, D.C., where he covered U.S. policy in Asia and domestic politics.

    Szechenyi coauthors a triannual review of U.S.-Japan relations in Comparative Connections, an electronic journal on East Asian bilateral relations. Other publications include “The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Prospects to Strengthen the Asia-Pacific Order” in Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power (National Bureau of Asian Research, 2014) and “Japan-U.S. Relations” (with Michael J. Green) in The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Politics (Routledge, 2011). He holds an M.A. in international economics and Japan studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. in Asian studies from Connecticut College.


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