Deepa OllapallyDeepa Ollapally, Director, Rising Powers Initiative
Associate Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies; Associate Research Professor of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503R
Tel: (202) 994-8854



Mike MochizukiMike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW


Henry R. NauHenry R. Nau, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs; Director, U.S-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 501
Tel: (202) 994-3167




westmyerTimothy Westmyer, Research and Program Associate
1957 E Street, NW Suite 503P
Tel: (202) 994-1949

Timothy Westmyer is Research and Program Associate at the Sigur Center’s Rising Powers Initiative. He assists in coordinating the RPI’s study of debates taking place in Asia over the risks and rewards of nuclear energy and non-proliferation as well as a project on the linkages of energy security and maritime strategies in Asia. Prior to joining the Sigur Center, he worked as a Foreign Affairs Assistant at the US Department of State in the Office of the Coordinator for Threat Reduction. Timothy has also spent time at the Council on Foreign Relations, the US Senate, the Arms Control Association, and a presidential campaign. He holds a MA with honors in Security Studies from Georgetown University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in International Studies, History and a minor in Asian Studies from the University of Redlands in beautiful California.