Daniel Alderman


Daniel Alderman is Assistant Director, Outreach and Congressional Affairs.

As the Assistant Director for Outreach and Congressional Affairs, Mr. Alderman supports the Vice President for Outreach in all facets of D.C. outreach activities and initiatives, including outreach to Congress and the media.

Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Alderman was an intern and Bridge Award Fellow in NBR’s Washington, D.C., office. In these capacities, he provided research assistance and program support for NBR’s annual People’s Liberation Army Conference and Strategic Asia volume. Mr. Alderman’s research interests include China’s PLA and East Asian security. He co-authored with You Ji the chapter “Changing Civil-Military Relations in China” in The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China’s Military (2010). He also authored the 2009 PLA Conference Colloquium Brief, “The PLA at Home and Abroad” (2010).

Mr. Alderman completed an MA in Asian Studies at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, and was a 2008-09 Boren NSEP fellow in Beijing, where he studied advanced Chinese in the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies at Tsinghua University. Before joining NBR, he studied Chinese language at Guizhou University in Guiyang and at Capitol Normal University in China. He is a 2006 graduate from Presbyterian College, where he majored in Political Science and History.

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