Michael Edward Walsh


Michael Edward Walsh is a Research Fellow for African Studies at The Johns Hopkins University SAIS.


  • Position: Chair
  • Location: United States
  • Experience: President at the Islands Society; Senior Fellow at Georgetown University; WSD-Handa Fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS; Member of the Emerging Security Challenges Working Group at the Partnership for Peace Consortium; Vice Chair of Foreign Correspondents at the National Press Club
  • Education: University of London (PhD*); Harvard Business School (ExecEd); Johns Hopkins SAIS (MA); The Johns Hopkins University (BA)
  • Email: president@islandssociety.org
  • Twitter: @aseanreporting

John Hemmings


John Hemmings is the Director of the Asian Studies Center at The Henry Jackson Society.


  • Position: Member
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Experience: Deputy Editor at Millennium Journal of International Studies; Adjunct Fellow at CSIS; WSD-Handa Fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS; Consultant at the Asia Foundation; Senior Fellow Coordinator at RUSI
  • Education: London School of Economics (PhD); King’s College London (MA); Cardiff University (BA)
  • Email: pr@islandssociety.org
  • Linkedin: john-hemmings-83991931