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Yun Sun

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Fellow, Stimson Center

    Full Biography

    Yun Sun is a fellow with the East Asia program at Stimson. Sun was previously a visiting fellow at the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC in 2011, where she focused on the analysis of China's national security decisionmaking system. Yun was also the China Analyst for International Crisis Group (ICG) based in Beijing from 2008 to 2011, specializing in China's foreign policy toward conflict countries in Asia and Africa. Prior to ICG, she worked in the Asia policy circle in Washington DC for five years. Her expertise is in Chinese foreign policy, US-China relations, and China's relations with neighboring countries and authoritarian regimes. Yun earned her master's degree in international policy and practice from George Washington University, an MA in Asia Pacific studies, and a BA in international relations from Foreign Affairs College in Beijing.