- Organization: Harvard Kennedy School
- Department: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
- Title: Researcher
Ali Wyne (born in 1987) is a researcher at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008 with bachelor’s degrees in Management Science and Political Science, and, as a senior, received the Institute’s highest honor for students, the Karl Taylor Compton Prize. Prior to joining the Belfer Center, Ali was a Junior Fellow in the China Program (now the Asia Program) at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Ali is a member of Chatham House, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Council for Emerging National Security Affairs (CENSA), and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. He serves as a discussant at Bloggingheads.tv, a contributing analyst for Wikistrat, a Next America Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a Delphi Fellow at Big Think, for which he writes the “Power Games” blog.
Ali’s writings have been published in the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, the International Herald Tribune, the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, the National Interest, World Politics Review, and Global Asia, among other outlets. He contributed an essay, “Public Opinion and Power,” to the Routledge Handbook of Public Diplomacy (London: Routledge, 2008), and is contributing another, “American Power and Influence in the New Century,” to the forthcoming American Strategy and Purpose: Reflections on Foreign Policy and National Security in an Era of Change (Washington, DC: CENSA, 2013). He is also a co-editor, with Graham Allison and Robert Blackwill, of the forthcoming Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master’s Insights on China, the United States, and the World (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012).
In 2011, Ali delivered the welcome address at the 41st St. Gallen Symposium.
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