Naima Green-Riley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and at the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She is also a Nonresident Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab. Naima specializes in Chinese foreign policy with a focus on public diplomacy and the global information space. Naima sits on the Board of Oxfam America and on the Advisory Board of Foreign Policy for America. She was previously a Pickering Fellow and a Foreign Service Officer at the State Department, serving in Egypt and China. She was a 2021 Public Intellectual Program Fellow with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, a Schmidt Futures 2020 International Strategy Fellow, and she was featured on New America’s 2020 list of Black American Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders. She is also a senior scholar for the International Policy Scholars Consortium and Network (IPSCON) and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Naima’s research has been published in Security Studies, the Journal of Experimental Political Science (JEPS), and in the 2022 book The China Questions II. Her writing has appeared in The Monkey Cage blog at The Washington Post, a recent series by the National Bureau of Asian Research, and The Root. Naima completed her Ph.D. in Harvard’s Department of Government, her M.P.P. at Harvard Kennedy School as a Belfer International and Global Affairs fellow, and her B.A. with honors at Stanford. She is proficient in Mandarin, and she has an intermediate-level knowledge of Arabic.
Aspen Strategy Group Member, Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University