Ashton Seung Cho

Ashton Seung Cho, Ph.D.

2017-2018 Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia
616 Serra Street
Encina Hall E301
Stanford, CA


Ashton Cho is a 2017-2018 Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia. His research focuses on U.S. and Chinese foreign policy towards East Asia's regional institutions with a broader interest in U.S.-China relations, the political economy of East Asia, and qualitative and mixed research methods. During his time at Shorenstein APARC Ashton will be developing his book manuscript on how U.S. and China compete over East Asia's institutional architecture.

Ashton holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University and a BSc and MSc from the London School of Economics.

He is located in the Central West wing at C338-I-2 and can be reached at

More information can be found on his personal webpage