Naima Green-Riley is a Ph.D. Candidate and Raymond Vernon Fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University and a Nonresident Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. Following her doctoral defense, she will be joining the faculties of the Department of Politics and the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Ms. Green-Riley specializes in Chinese foreign policy, with a focus on public diplomacy and the global information space. Her writing has been published in the Journal of Experimental Political Science (JEPS) and in the 2021 book, The China Questions II (Harvard University Press). Her writing has also appeared in various public-facing outlets, including The Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post, the Emerging Voices on the New Normal in Asia Series of the National Bureau of Asian Research, The Diplomat, and The Root. Ms. Green-Riley is a member of the board of Oxfam America. Before pursuing her Ph.D., she was a Pickering Fellow and a Foreign Service Officer at the State Department, and she served in Alexandria, Egypt and Guangzhou, China. Ms. Green-Riley is a Schmidt Futures 2020 International Strategy Fellow and a 2020 New America Black American Foreign Policy Next Generation Leader. She is also a 2017 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow and a 2020 International Policy Scholars Consortium and Network Scholar. Her work has been supported by the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, the Morris Abrams Award in International Relations, and the Smith Richardson Foundation. She is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.
Aspen Strategy Group Member, PhD Candidate, Harvard University and Nonresident Fellow, Digital Forensic Lab, Atlantic Council