Jeffrey Engstrom is a Senior Project Associate at the RAND Corporation. He specializes in Asia-Pacific security issues and foreign policy. His recent work has focused on Chinese conventional and nuclear capabilities, East Asian force projection, and partnership capacity building. Before joining RAND, Engstrom was a defense policy analyst at SAIC where, in addition to researching East Asian military capabilities, he also developed expertise in war gaming. Prior to his work at SAIC, Engstrom served as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Engstrom received his B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a M.P.P. from the University of Chicago.

Last Updated: August 29, 2016



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