Isaac B. Kardon is a Ph.D. candidate in the Government Department at Cornell University and a Visiting Scholar at N.Y.U. Law’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute in 2015-16. He will be an Assistant Professor at the Naval War College beginning Fall 2016, where he will join the China Maritime Studies Institute. He will also be a non-resident Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton with the China & the World Program. Kardon’s dissertation and research focus on China’s practice of international law and maritime security in Asia. His work on Chinese politics and law has been published by Stanford University Press, Routledge, the Journal of East Asia & International Law, the Journal of Global Policy & Governance, and the NDU Press. He holds an M.Phil in Modern Chinese Studies from Oxford University, a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College, and studied Mandarin at Peking University, Taiwan Normal University, and Tsinghua University.

Last Updated: July 13, 2016



China’s Claims in the South China Sea Rejected

Andrew S. Erickson, Peter Dutton & more
On Tuesday in the Hague, the Permanent Court of Arbitration rejected China’s claims that a scattering of rocks and reefs in the contested South China Sea qualify as Exclusive Economic Zones for China. The court found in favor of the Philippines’...