Research Associate, China Power ProjectBrian Hart is a research associate with the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where his research focuses on China’s military, economic, and technological developments. Prior to joining the China Power Project, he interned with the Project 2049 Institute, the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS, and Trivium China. He also served as a presidential fellow in the office of the dean of the College at Wake Forest University. Brian earned his M.A. with distinction in China studies and international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a graduate certificate in Chinese studies from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. He holds a B.A. with honors in politics and international affairs from Wake Forest University.