Howard Wang is a Policy Analyst for Security and Foreign Affairs at the Commission, where he researches emerging capabilities in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and Chinese influence in Southeast Asia. Before joining Commission staff in 2020, he was a management consultant at Guidehouse (formerly Navigant). Howard earned a Doctorate in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, where he researched the Chinese Communist Party's sea power strategy. He received his Master of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.
Policy Analyst, Security and Foreign Affairs