Chinese Influence in the Indo-Pacific


The U.S. Embassy in India and the U.S. Consulates in Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad present

An interactive session on

Chinese Influence in the Indo-Pacific

An overview of competing foreign policy objectives in the Indo-Pacific region, highlighting ways the U.S., India, and other like-minded countries can work together.


Dr Joshua Eisenman, Associate Professor of Global Affairs at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, and a Senior Fellow for China Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council.

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. IST (7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. EST)

Joshua Eisenman’s (马佳士) research focuses on the political economy of China’s development and its foreign relations with the United States and the developing world—particularly Africa.

Eisenman has been a visiting faculty member at Fudan University (summer 2017), Peking University (summer 2016), and NYU–Shanghai (2011–12). He was a policy analyst on the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (2003–05) and has been senior fellow for China studies at the American Foreign Policy Council since 2006. Before coming to Notre Dame in 2019, he was assistant professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

Eisenman holds a PhD in political science from UCLA, an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he studied at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, and a BA in East Asian Studies from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.