Elizabeth C. Economy
Director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations
Elizabeth Economy is Director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and an expert on China-U.S. relations and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, with particular focus on the environment.
She periodically consults for agencies of the U.S. government and has lectured or taught at several American universities, including Johns Hopkins University (1997) and the University of Washington (1993-1994).
In 1990, Ms. Economy was honored with an SSRC-MacArthur Dissertation Fellowship in International Peace and Security Studies.
She studied at Swarthmore College and Stanford University — and received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.