Brittney Washington

Congressional and Policy Fellow

Brittney Washington is a Congressional and Policy Fellow at the Commission, where she supports the Commission’s congressional outreach initiatives and contributes to research and analysis of developments in the U.S.-China relationship. Prior to joining the Commission, Brittney worked as a foreign policy Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow. She has also served as a Regional Representative for U.S. Senator Carl Levin.


Through various research opportunities with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, the Center for a New American Security, the Center for Strategic Studies Project on Nuclear Issues, the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center, and the Henry L. Stimson Center, Brittney has published articles focused on U.S.-China maritime relations, Japan’s defense strategy, and nuclear policy issues in the Asia-Pacific.


Brittney received her Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University with concentrations in International Security and Asia-Pacific Studies. She is also a Georgetown University alum with a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Language and Culture.