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Allen R. Carlson

Associate Professor

White Hall, Room 310


Allen Carlson is an Associate Professor in Cornell University’s Government Department. He was granted his PhD from Yale University’s Political Science Department. His undergraduate degree is from Colby College. In 2005 he was chosen to participate in the National Committee’s Public Intellectuals Program, and he currently serves as an adviser to Cornell’s China Asia Pacific Studies program and its East Asia Program. Carlson is currently working on a project exploring the issue of nontraditional security in China’s emerging relationship with the rest of the international system. 

Research Focus

  • International Relations
  • Chinese Foreign Policy
  • Asian Security


  • Government
  • China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program

Graduate Fields

  • Asian Studies
  • Government
  • Public Affairs