Samantha Hoffman

Nonresident Fellow
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)

Samantha Hoffman

Samantha Hoffman is a Senior Analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and an independent consultant. Her work has helped shape global approaches to understanding the challenges posed by the Chinese party-state’s harnessing of technology for security and propaganda purposes. Dr. Hoffman has an independent consultancy, where she offers tailored briefings and research to private sector clients and government, including the U.S. Department of Defense.

Dr. Hoffman’s analysis is widely sought after: she has publicly testified in the United States Congress, the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, and the European Parliament. She has been frequently quoted in international media, including in outlets such as the BBC, the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and the Guardian. Dr. Hoffman holds a PhD in politics and International Relations from the University of Nottingham (2017), an MSc in modern Chinese studies from the University of Oxford (2011), a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from Florida State University (2010), and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese language and culture from Florida State University (2010). Dr. Hoffman is a Nonresident Fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR).