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Co-Director of OICP
Josh Pope is a first-generation student from Queens, New York, and a recent graduate of the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. He received a degree in International Affairs, concentrating on International Economics and Security Policy; he is now a 2022 Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow. Josh studied Mandarin while abroad in Taipei, Taiwan where he enjoyed engaging in language and cultural exchanges. He has interned for the South and Central Asia Bureau through the VSFS program at the Department of State and is a recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. Josh is passionate about U.S. economic and security strategy in the Indo-Pacific and U.S.-Taiwan relations. He enjoys getting involved in local NYC politics and volunteered in several local political campaigns in Queens and Manhattan.