Dr. Eric Hundman is senior research analyst in the China Research Division at BluePath Labs and an adjunct lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. His research focuses on military decision-making processes, combat effectiveness, foreign policy, and international relations, with a regional focus on China and Taiwan. His research and commentary have been published in peer-reviewed outlets such as the Journal of Contemporary China, Journal of Global Security Studies, International Security, and the European Journal of International Relations, as well as public-facing outlets such as Foreign Policy, the Global Taiwan Brief, ChinaFile, Political Violence at a Glance, and Wired.

Previously, Dr. Hundman was senior China analyst at the China Office of Finnish Industries, assistant professor of Political Science at NYU Shanghai, and a postdoctoral fellow at Dartmouth College’s Dickey Center for International Understanding. He earned his PhD in political science from the University of Chicago, his BS in physics and political science from Yale University, and certificates in Mandarin Chinese from Beijing Normal University and National Taiwan University. He is proficient in Mandarin and lived in China and Taiwan for eight years.