Scott W. Harold is a Senior Political Scientist and Associate Director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Policy at The RAND Corporation. In addition to his work at RAND, Harold is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, as well as the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Prior to joining RAND in August 2008, Harold worked at The Brookings Institution from 2006-2008. He holds a Doctorate in Political Science from Columbia University. He was a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations from 2012-2017, and a 2018 Visiting Academic Fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Last Updated: January 29, 2019



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