Dr Benjamin Herscovitch is a Research Fellow jointly appointed to the ANU National Security College (NSC) and the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet). His primary areas of research are Australia-China relations, China’s economic statecraft, and Australian foreign and defence policy. He is a member of the ANU Working Group on Geoeconomics and RegNet’s Centre for International Governance and Justice.
Prior to joining ANU, Benjamin was an analyst and policy officer in the Australian Department of Defence, specialising in China’s external policy and Australia’s defence diplomacy. He was previously a researcher for Beijing-based thank-tanks and consultancies. Benjamin holds a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of New South Wales and a PhD in political theory from the University of Sydney.