I’m Dr. Prashanth Parameswaran. I am currently a Fellow at the Wilson Center, Deputy Head of Research at BowerGroupAsia, an instructor at the Foreign Service Institute, and a Senior Columnist at The Diplomat based in Washington, D.C. I write, research, 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 send me an email at¬†

My writing, research, and commentary has been featured in leading publications in the United States and in Asia, including¬†Foreign Policy, The National Interest, and The Straits Times. I have contributed insights to top media outlets such as CNN, The New York Times, and The Economist. I also publish policy reports, journal articles, and book chapters. I’m also on Twitter.

Apart from writing, I also conduct grant-based research, deliver speeches at universities, think tanks and conferences, and consult for governments and companies. I have also attended key Track 1.5 and Track II policy and academic conferences in the United States and Asia including the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore and the Xiangshan Forum in China.

I previously worked on Asian affairs at several think tanks including the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Project 2049 Institute. I hold a PhD and an MA in international affairs from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a BA in foreign affairs and peace and conflict studies with highest distinction from the University of Virginia, where I graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

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