Wilson Center Projects
“Diaspora Communities, Informational Statecraft, and China’s Influence Activities in Asia.”
Audrye Wong is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California. She is a former Grand Strategy, Security, and Statecraft Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT’s Security Studies Program and the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research examines how states use non-military means, including economic and informational tools, to gain geopolitical influence, with an additional substantive focus on China’s foreign policy and Asia-Pacific security issues. Her current book project examines the strategies and effectiveness of economic statecraft. Audrye received a PhD in Security Studies from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She holds or has held affiliations with Harvard’s Fairbank Center, the Brookings Institution, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research has been supported by the U.S. Department of Defense, the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Tobin Project, and the Bradley Foundation.