Jason M. Kelly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Biography

Jason M. Kelly received his Ph.D. in history from Cornell University, where he studied modern Chinese history, East Asian international history and U.S. foreign relations. He holds an M.A. in history from Cornell University, an M.A. in international relations from Yale University and a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College. Prior to joining the faculty, he was a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a U.S. Foreign Service Officer. He is currently writing a book that examines the commercial relationships that linked Mao's China to the capitalist world during the mid-twentieth century.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Cold War
  • Diplomacy

Education

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2017, Modern Chinese History

M.A., Cornell University, 2014, History

M.A., Yale University, 2006, International Relations

B.A., Dartmouth College, 2001, Economics

Research Contributions and Publications

"Why Did Henry Stimson Spare Kyoto from the Bomb? Confusion in Postwar Historiography,"
Journal of American-East Asian Relations, vol. 16, iss. 2, 2012.

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Stoicism and Leadership

Aug. 19, 2019
News Publication

Rochefort Group Workshop Series: Workshop Two

Aug. 19, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Sims Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Korean Security in a Changing East Asia

Aug. 21, 2019
Praeger Publishers
Article Publication

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