Meredith Franklin is an editorial assistant at NBR. She provides proofreading and copyediting support for NBR’s publications, including Asia Policy.
Ms. Franklin is a current master’s student in the Japan Studies program at the University of Washington, where she was a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship recipient for the 2021–22 academic year. Her primary research interests include Japanese law and politics and their intersection with gender and sexuality, both in relation to Japan and in the field of international relations as a whole. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Alabama.