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

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




Winnie NhamWinnie Nham, Research Manager
1957 E Street, NW Suite 503R
Tel: (202) 994-5247

Winnie Nham coordinates research and project logistics for the Rising Powers Initiative. In addition, she manages the RPI’s online presence and communications. Prior to joining the Sigur Center, Winnie studied abroad in China and served as a political analyst at the American Embassy Singapore. She also worked on global education policy in emerging markets for Apple, Inc. Winnie holds a MA in International Affairs from the George Washington University and graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Political Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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

Timothy Westmyer is Research and Program Assistant 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. 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.