James Hildebrand is the associate director of the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub, where he helps research and devise allied solutions to the global challenges posed by China’s rise, leveraging and amplifying the Atlantic Council’s work on China across its 14 other programs and centers.

Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, James had a visiting fellowship at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan and completed a year-long service term with AmeriCorps. He was also selected for the 2020 National Bureau of Asian Research’s US-ROK Next Generation Leaders Program.

He received a BA in Asian Languages & Civilizations from Amherst College and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.