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Devin T. Stewart

Senior Program Director, Senior Fellow, and CNL Staff Adviser

Devin T. Stewart

Devin T. Stewart is senior program director and senior fellow at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He first joined Carnegie Council as program director and senior fellow in 2006. He has been named a Truman Security Fellow and Next Generation Fellow, and an adjunct assistant professor in international affairs at Columbia University and New York University. He is also staff adviser for the Council’s Carnegie New Leaders program.

From 2010 to 2012, Stewart was senior director of Corporate, Policy, and Lecture Programs (Global Programs) at Japan Society in New York and a Carnegie Council senior fellow. From 2006 to 2010, he was director of the Global Policy Innovations program at the Carnegie Council. In this capacity, he directed the corporate, globalization, and young professionals programs and led research projects and delegations on trade, energy, media, and U.S.-East Asia relations. He is the founding editor of Policy Innovations and Carnegie Ethics Online. Previously, he was assistant director of studies and Japan Studies fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC and was affiliated with CSIS until 2010.

From 2000 to 2003, Stewart was a research associate at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry (RIETI) and in 2004 a staff writer for the Daily Yomiuri (the Japan News) in Tokyo. He also chaired the Korea-Japan Study Group in Tokyo and in Washington. He was a researcher and editor at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York and has served on the staffs of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski. In 1994, he interned at the Washington Office of U.S. Senator Joseph Biden, Jr.

Stewart's writings have appeared in more than 10 languages in numerous publications, including Foreign Affairs, American Interest, Newsweek, Foreign Policy, SAIS Review, Ethics & International Affairs, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Current History, The Asahi Shimbun, and The National Interest. Stewart has peer reviewed academic articles for The China Quarterly and Ethics & International Affairs. He has been featured in or interviewed by USA Today, Dow Jones, AFP, Reuters, Press TV, Xinhua, Jiji Press, BBC,, Al Jazeera, The Diplomat, and CCTV. He is a contributing author to several monographs and books, including International Relations: Perspectives, Controversies, and Readings (Cengage, 2013), Reimagining Japan: The Quest for a Future that Works (Simon & Schuster, 2011), Tsunami: Japan's Post-Fukushima Future (Foreign Policy, 2011), and Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century: A Reference Handbook (Praeger Security International, 2009).

Stewart received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. with honors from the University of Delaware.

Selected Publications:

"Hu's on First?" National Interest, November 2007 (with Josh Kurlantzick)



Last Updated: Dec 15, 2015

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