Brad Glosserman

Brad Glosserman is Executive Director of the Pacific Forum CSIS in Honolulu, a nonprofit, foreign policy research institute affiliated with the Center for Strategic and International Affairs (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. The Pacific Forum has provided policy-oriented analysis and promoted dialogue on regional security, political, economic and environmental issues in the Asia-Pacific region since 1975. He oversees all Pacific Forum activities, including conferences, fellowships, publications, and administration.

Mr. Glosserman is co-editor of Comparative Connections, the Pacific Forum’s quarterly electronic journal, and writes, along with Pacific Forum President Ralph Cossa, the regional overview. He has written dozens of monographs on U.S. foreign policy and Asian security relations. Other articles have appeared in scholarly journals throughout the world, and he has contributed numerous chapters to books on regional security. “The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash and its Implications for the United States,” written with Scott Snyder, will be published by Columbia University Press in 2015.  He is completing a study on the impact of the March 11, 2011 “triple catastrophe” on Japan, and has written (with Carl Baker) a study of the future of US alliances in Asia. He is the editor (with Tae-hyo Kim) of The Future of U.S.-Korea-Japan Relations: Balancing Values and Interests (CSIS Press 2004). His opinion articles and commentary regularly appear in media around the globe. He is a frequent participant in U.S. State Department visiting lecture programs and speaks at conferences, research institutes and universities around the world.

Prior to joining Pacific Forum, Mr. Glosserman was, for 10 years, a member of The Japan Times editorial board, and wrote a weekly column on technology. He continues to serve as a contributing editor for the newspaper. While in Japan, he also was a lecturer on Japanese politics at the Institute for the International Education of Students. He is an adjunct lecturer at the Management Center of Innsbruck, in Innsbruck Austria.

Mr. Glosserman has a JD from George Washington University, an MA from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA from Reed College.