Josh Cohen is the 2018 Asia Pacific Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. He received his Master's Degree in International China Studies from Beijing Foreign Studies University, and a BA in Government from the College of William and Mary. He has spent three years living and working in Beijing as well as Wenzhou, China. He has interned with two D.C. think tanks, as well as a Chinese NGO focused on civil society development. Research interests include soft power competition, US-China relations, and East Asian strategic security.