I’m Prashanth Parameswaran. I am currently Associate Editor at The Diplomat based in Washington, D.C. and a PhD candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. I write, speak, and consult extensively on Southeast Asia, Asian security issues, and U.S. foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific. If you’d like to get in touch regarding opportunities, please fill out the form in the Contact section of the website.
My writing has appeared in leading publications in the United States and in Asia, including The National Interest, Foreign Policy, and The Straits Times. I have contributed insights to top media outlets such as CNN, The New York Times, and The Economist. I publish longer essays, journal articles, and book chapters. I’m also on Twitter.
Apart from writing, I also do regular interviews, deliver speeches at universities, think tanks and conferences, and consult for governments and companies. I have also attended key policy and academic conferences in the United States and Asia including the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, the Asia-Pacific Roundtable in Malaysia, and the Xiangshan Forum in China.
Before joining The Diplomat, I worked on Asian affairs at several think tanks including the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Project 2049 Institute. I hold an MA in international affairs from The Fletcher School and a BA with highest distinction from the University of Virginia, where I graduated Phi Beta Kappa.