Rorry Daniels is the Deputy Project Director of the Forum on Asia-Pacific Security (FAPS). In her role with FAPS, she organizes Track I 1/2 and Track II conferences and meetings focused on security issues in East Asia, oversees Asia-related publications and public events, and manages the project's grant and donation funding. From 2015 to 2016, she was concurrently Deputy Director of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy.

She regularly writes and provides analysis for major media outlets and newsletters on security issues in the Asia Pacific. She is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the National Committee on North Korea, a Pacific Forum CSIS Young Leader, and a Korea Society Kim Koo Foundation Fellow (2015 cohort). She earned her M.S. in International Relations at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs, where she focused her studies on East and South Asia. She speaks Mandarin and holds a B.A. in Media Studies from Emerson College.

Last Updated: June 1, 2020



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