Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga is the editor of China Brief. He is a graduate of the dual-degree master’s in international affairs program at the London School of Economics and Peking University, where he focused on Chinese foreign policy and wrote both of his master’s theses on China-North Korea relations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and Chinese language and literature from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Nathan has lived in China for over three years and completed a year each of his high school, university and master's education at seven universities in five cities throughout China.
He has spent time at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the Center for International and Strategic Studies at Peking University (CISS), and most recently the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC). He is also a proud alumnus of School Year Abroad China, where he spent his junior year of high school living with a Chinese host family in Beijing and attending high school. Nathan has been published in numerous academic journals and websites, including Korea Review, China Analysis, PacNet, 38North, SinoNK and the South China Morning Post. He has also been interviewed by the Associated Press on North Korea issues. He was selected as one of the 25 Under 25 top rising scholars on U.S.-China relations by Yale University's China Hands magazine.