"India and the Soft Power Rubric: The Relevance of Migrants, Students, Visitors and Movies." forthcoming in India Review.


May and June.  Program: Foreign Service Institute Tradecraft Training. US Department of State

April 2. Video:Future of Statecraft. Center for Strategic and Security Studies.

March 5.  Report: Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.


May 30.  Program: Asserting Taiwan's International Space:  the Challenges Ahead for Taipei's Leadership. Wilson Center.  Map presentation.

May 1.  Report: Soft power amidst great power competition. Wilson Center. Map presentation.

April 18.  Major powers: Soft Power Rubric Applied
International Studies Association.  International Studies Association.  Map presentation. 

February 8.  Op-ed.  We all contribute to a nation's soft power.  Real Clear World. 

February 5.  Video: Can soft power be measured? Wilson Center.

February 5.  Measuring Russia and China's soft power. From Bytes to Bucks: Soft power, policy, tech, and culture.  Wilson Center.  Audio.  Map presentation.  

February 7. News report: 中国与俄罗斯软实力比较.  Boxun.​


September 21.  "Comparing US and China's soft power in the European Union and ASEAN (Association for Southeast Asian Nations."  University of Texas, Austin. 

August. "Applying the Soft Power Rubric:  How study abroad data reveals international cultural relations" in Cultural Values and Political Economy, J.P. Singh. Stanford University Press, 2020.  See video overview.

June 19.  Discussant for "Southeast Asia's Anglophone elites and US foreign policy" by Nobohiro Aizawa.  Wilson Center.

June 3.  "The future of multilateralism and global governance." Panel at Global Solutions: World Policy Forum.  


April 14.  Alumni spotlight: Measuring nations' soft power.  Wilson Center. 

March 3.  Video: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics of Submarine Cable Networks. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 

January 31.  China and Africa program: Bureau of African Affairs.  US State Department.

Applying the Soft Power Rubric

South Africa post-apartheid

India and China

Japan and South Korea

  May 1, 2018

Major powers: Soft Power Rubric Applied
International Studies Association, April 2018
Taiwan's soft power relationships

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