​Rush Doshi

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security

Harvard University

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Rush Doshi is a Raymond Vernon Fellow in Harvard’s PhD program Government. He is also a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at George Washington University’s Institute for Security and Conflict Studies.

Doshi’s main research interests include Chinese and Indian security policy and he is proficient in Mandarin and Hindi. His doctoral research uses authoritative Mandarin-language primary sources to investigate whether China has had a post-Cold War grand strategy coordinated across military, political, and economic instruments. Doshi’s research has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, and The Washington Post, among other publications.

Doshi was a member of the Asia Policy Working Group for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. He is Research Director for the McCain Institute’s Kissinger Fellowship project on U.S.-China Relations. Previously, Doshi executed projects on Indo-Pacific security issues at Long Term Strategy Group; prior to that, he researched international economic issues as an analyst at Rock Creek Global Advisors, participated in several studies at the Naval War College, and was an Arthur Liman Fellow at the Department of State. Doshi was a Fulbright research fellow in China for one year. He received a Master’s in Government from Harvard University and graduated from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude) with a minor in East Asian Studies.

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