C. V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director of Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Elizabeth Economy is the C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and director for Asia studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the award-winning author of The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future and co-author of By All Means Necessary: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World. Economy has published articles in policy and scholarly journals including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and the Harvard Business Review; and op-eds in The New York Times and The Washington Post, among others. She has taught undergraduate and graduate-level university courses, and she serves on the board of managers of Swarthmore College and board of trustees of the Asia Foundation.