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Jonathan Chu

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Jonathan Chu

Ph.D. Candidate


What role do international laws, norms, and organizations play in foreign policy and statecraft? Jonathan's research answers this question in the context of humanitarian war and wartime conduct. In related work, he examine issues of democracy and autocracy, and Asia-Pacific geopolitics.

At Stanford, Jonathan has held both teaching assistant and instructor positions for courses on research design and international relations. He was a previous Graduate Student Association Co-President, and has secured funding from a variety of university, federal government, and private sector sources.

Jonathan currently teaches the Political Science Department's undergraduate thesis seminar, and consults for the U.S. Agency for International Development on a project on democracy and governance.