Charles Dunst

Adjunct Fellow (Non-resident), Southeast Asia Program
Expertise: Asia, Southeast Asia
Associated Programs: Southeast Asia Program

Charles Dunst is an associate with The Asia Group's research & analytics practice, analyzing political and economic developments across the Indo-Pacific. He is also a contributing editor of American Purpose, Francis Fukuyama's new magazine. Mr. Dunst regularly publishes in the media and has written opinion articles for outlets like the New York Times, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, and the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2018 and 2019, he was a foreign correspondent in Cambodia, reporting for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and the Los Angeles Times on topics including U.S. deportations to Cambodia and Vietnam, China's growing influence in the region, and Myanmar's foreign policy. Mr. Dunst holds an MSc with distinction in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA with honors in world politics from Hamilton College.