Political and Security Affairs Intern
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)
Melanie Berry is a Political and Security Affairs Intern at NBR.
As an intern with the Political and Security Affairs group, Ms. Berry assists with research and administrative support for various initiatives, including Strategic Asia and Pacific Trilateralism.
Ms. Berry holds a master’s degree in Asian Studies from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and a bachelor’s degree in History and Japanese Language and Literature from the University of Virginia. Her research interests include Japan–South Korea security relations, the impact of domestic political dynamics on foreign relations and security cooperation, and the influence of historical memory on public opinion.
Prior to her role at NBR, Ms. Berry worked as an intern for the Asia-Pacific Initiative, a think tank in Tokyo, Japan, and as an Assistant Language Teacher for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program in Gunma Prefecture.
Contact: Washington, D.C., Office