a newman-julis initiative
Daniel Russel

Daniel Russel is vice president of international security and diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute. Formerly a career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State, his most recent government position was serving as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. During his 33-year diplomatic career, he received numerous awards, most recently the 2017 Presidential Rank Award. Russel was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and University College London.