Fellows & Grantees

Andrew Oros

Abe Fellowship 2009
Project Title
Trilateralism in the U.S.-Japan-China Security Relationship
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Associate Professor, Political Science, Washington College


Andrew L. Oros is Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Washington College in Chestertown,
Maryland and a fellow at the Wilson Center Asia program in Washington, DC from September 2020 through May
2021. His latest research project examines how demographic change – such as shrinking populations, aging
societies, and gender imbalances – will affect the security environment in the Indo- Pacific region and, in particular,
the network of US alliances and partnerships in the region. He conducted research for his last book, Japan’s
Security Renaissance (Columbia University Press, 2017), as an invited research fellow at Japan’s National Institute
of Defense Studies and as a Japan Foundation Abe fellow at Keio University in Tokyo and Peking University in
Beijing. He also is the author of two other books and numerous articles and book chapters on issues related to East
Asian security and Japanese politics. He serves as an executive editor of the scholarly journal Asian Security, is a
member of the US- Japan Network for the Future (Japan Foundation/Mansfield Foundation, Cohort 2), and is part of
the Mansfield- Luce Asia Network (Cohort 1, 2020). He earned his Ph.D in political science at Columbia University,
an M.Sc in the Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics as a British government
Marshall scholar, and a B.A. from the University of Southern California in East Asian Languages and Cultures and
International Relations.