GRADUATE STUDENT | RACHEL ESPLIN ODELL
Rachel Esplin Odell is a PhD student in international relations and comparative politics and a member of the MIT Security Studies Program. Her research interests include Chinese foreign policy, Sino-Japanese relations, U.S. strategy in the Asia-Pacific region, and the role of international law in interstate conflict. Rachel is also a Nonresident Research Analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she worked before coming to MIT. She holds an AB summa cum laude in East Asian Studies with a secondary field in Government from Harvard University and is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.