Area of Expertise
China, Russia, Cold War History, Elite Politics, Foreign Policy
Joseph Torigian is an assistant professor at the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC. Prior to joining AU, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton-Harvard’s China and the World Program; a Postdoctoral (and Predoctoral) Fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC); a Predoctoral Fellow at George Washington University’s Institute for Security and Conflict Studies; an IREX scholar affiliated with the Higher School of Economics in Moscow; a Fulbright Scholar at Fudan University in Shanghai; and a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. His research has also been supported by the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation, MIT’s Center for International Studies, MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives, the Critical Language Scholarship program, and FLAS. Currently, Joseph is also a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program.