Nicholas Szechenyi is deputy director of the Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he is also a senior fellow. His research focuses on U.S.-Japan relations and U.S.–East Asia relations. Prior to joining CSIS in 2005, he was a news producer for Fuji Television in Washington, D.C., where he covered U.S. policy in Asia and domestic politics.
Mr. Szechenyi’s recent publications include “The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Prospects to Strengthen the Asia-Pacific Order” in Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power (National Bureau of Asian Research, 2014) and “Maintaining the U.S.-Japan Alliance” in Global Forecast 2015 (CSIS, 2014). He holds an M.A. in international economics and Japan studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. in Asian studies from Connecticut College.