Expertise: National security, U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, Asia geopolitics
Nina Hachigian is a Senior Fellow at American Progress. Based in Los Angeles, she is the editor of Debating China: The U.S. – China Relationship in Ten Conversations (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014). Her earlier book, co-authored, was The Next American Century: How the U.S. Can Thrive as Other Powers Rise (Simon & Schuster, 2008).
Prior to American Progress, Hachigian was a senior political scientist at RAND Corporation and served as the director of the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy for four years. From 1998 to 1999, Hachigian was on the staff of the National Security Council in the White House.
Hachigian has published numerous reports, book chapters, and journal articles, including essays in Foreign Affairs, The Washington Quarterly, Democracy, and Survival, as well as op-ed pieces appearing in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the South China Morning Post, among others. Her earlier book was The Information Revolution in Asia (RAND, 2003). She has been a guest on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” CNN, Fox News, BBC, and NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition.” She is on the board of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Affairs at Stanford University and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Hachigian received her B.S. from Yale University and her J.D. from Stanford Law School.