Education
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
  • B.A. in East Asian Studies, The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs
Teaching Areas
  • Policy Process and Institutions
  • Development Policy
  • International Affairs and Diplomacy

Joshua Eisenman (马佳士) is an assistant professor at the LBJ School and a senior fellow for China studies at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, D.C. Between 2003 and 2005 he served as a policy analyst on the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He has also worked as a fellow at the New America Foundation and as assistant director of China studies at the Center for the National Interest (formally The Nixon Center). Dr. Eisenman's second book, “China and Africa: A Century of Engagement” (University of Pennsylvania Press) co-authored with David H. Shinn, was named one of the top three books about Africa in 2012 by Foreign Affairs magazine. In 2007, he co-edited “China and the Developing World: Beijing's Strategy for the 21st Century” (M.E. Sharpe). His work on Chinese politics and international relations has appeared in publications including the Asian Wall Street Journal and Newsweek. Dr. Eisenman holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. in international relations from Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in East Asian studies from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

Newsworthy

Media MentionJanuary 9, 2017
China’s New Silk Road Is Getting Muddy

Joshua Eisenman writes about China's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road.

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Media MentionDecember 5, 2016
What Donald Trump's Phone Call with Taiwan Means for the U.S.

Joshua Eisenman calls President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan "a strategic decision."

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Media MentionSeptember 12, 2016
How Xi Jinping Undermines China’s Reforms
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