Former Senior US Diplomat and Specialist in South Asia and West Africa. Ambassador to Pakistan (1998-2001); Ambassador to Bangladesh (1990-93); Chief of Mission in Liberia (1995-98); Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Finance and Development (1985-90)
William B. Milam is a Senior Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Although his research and publications while at the Wilson Center have concentrated on South Asia, his current research focuses on Liberia and the efforts of this former failed state to balance political and economic reconstruction with justice and reconciliation.Before joining the Wilson Center, he was a...
Associate Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University
University of Sydney, Australia
Lecturer, Department of Politics, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom
After graduating from Omaha Central High School, I studied politics at Bowdoin (including a semester abroad in Sri Lanka). Since then, I have continued to spend significant amounts of time in South Asia, including several years in Pakistan. I have also worked for The Asia Foundation, the Asian Development Bank, and the British Foreign Office in Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Broadly speaking,...
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Politics, Keio University, Japan
Professor, Department of History and Department of Archival Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Associate Professor, US Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia
Associate Professor, Institute for Strategy, Royal Danish Defence College, Copenhagen, Denmark
My Ph.D. is about Chinese-Southeast Asian conflicts in the South China Sea and how these disputes are not just a problem, but an opportunity for crafting a new form of regional order in East Asia. In my scholarship, I have continued to focus on periods of transition where international regulatory mechanisms are out of step with developments in the security environments of states. My current projec...
Director, Asian Pacific Program, Smithsonian Institution; Curator, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Woodrow Wilson Center
Christian F. Ostermann is director of the History and Public Policy Program (HAPP) as well as the director of European Studies (ES) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Under his purview as director of HAPP and ES, Ostermann also oversees the Cold War International History Program (CWIHP), the European Energy Security Initiative (EESI), the North Korea International Documentati...