Kate Selley joined the American Foreign Policy Council in January 2021 as a Junior Fellow. A former AFPC Research Intern, she specializes in China’s international and domestic policy, as well as energy security. She is currently a Research Analyst with Ascendant Program Services, focusing on trade and development projects in the Indo-Pacific. Previously, she worked with the U.S. Commercial Service at U.S. Embassy Beijing, as well as at the Atlantic Council.
Kate graduated in 2020 from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in China and Asia Pacific Studies, and a minor in Climate Change. During her time as an undergraduate, she studied international relations at Peking University.