Nicholas Szechenyi

Nicholas Szechenyi
  • Nicholas Szechenyi
    Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Office of the Japan Chair
  • 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 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 review of U.S.-Japan relations triannually in Comparative Connections, an electronic journal on East Asian bilateral relations. Other publications include “Japan-U.S. Relations” (with Michael J. Green) in The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Politics (2011) and “A Turning Point for Japan’s Self Defense Forces,” Washington Quarterly (Autumn 2006). 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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