Jonathan Fulton is a nonresident senior fellow for Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council. He also serves as Assistant Professor of Political Science at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi.

An expert on Chinese policy toward the Middle East, Fulton has written widely on the topic for both academic and popular publications. He is the author of China’s Relations with the Gulf Monarchies and co-editor of External Powers and the Gulf Monarchies.

Fulton received his PhD from the University of Leicester, where his dissertation focused on Chinese relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council member states. He also holds degrees from Staffordshire University, the University of Southern Queensland, and Dalhousie University.