Jeffrey Ding

Senior Fellow - Asia Program

Jeffrey Ding is a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Asia Program and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at George Washington University. Previously, he served as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. His research agenda covers emerging technologies and international security, the political economy of innovation, and China’s scientific and technological capabilities. His book manuscript investigates how past technological revolutions influenced the rise and fall of great powers, with implications for U.S.-China competition in emerging technologies like AI. Dr. Ding’s research has been published or is forthcoming in European Journal of International Security, Foreign Affairs, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, and Security Studies, and his work has been cited in The Washington Post, The Financial Times, and other outlets. He received his PhD in 2021 from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and earned his B.A. in 2016 at the University of Iowa.