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Biography

Dr. Ellen L. Frost is a Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and an Adjunct Research Fellow at the National Defense University’s Institute of National Strategic Studies. Her most recent book is Asia's New Regionalism, which analyzes the Asian integration movement, assesses China’s growing regional influence, and derives implications for US policy. Dr. Frost served in the U.S. government as Counselor to the U.S. Trade Representative (1993-95), Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Economic and Technology Affairs (1977-81), in various positions in the Treasury Department (1974-77) and the State Department (1963), and as a legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate (1972-74). During the 1980s Dr. Frost worked for two multinational corporations. In addition to her new book, she is the author of For Richer, For Poorer: The New US-Japan Relationship (1987), Transatlantic Trade: A Strategic Agenda (1997), and numerous articles. She was also co-editor of The Global Century: Globalization and National Security (2001). Dr. Frost is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London, U.S. committee of CSCAP (Council on Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific),and the Public Diplomacy Council. In 2002-04 she was a member of the National Commission on U.S.-Indonesian Relations. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in l945, Dr. Frost received a Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard University, where she specialized in the politics and foreign policy of China; an M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; and a B.A. from Radcliffe College.

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Ellen Frost on Asia's New Momentum

03.31.08 | 01:02:07 min | 0 comments