Dr John Hemmings

Associate Fellow, Asia Studies Centre

Dr John Hemmings is Associate Fellow at Asia Studies Centre

Dr. John Hemmings is an associate fellow with the HJS Asia Studies Centre. He is based full-time in Hawaii at the DKI APCSS, where he carries out defence studies and regularly briefs senior military officials from the US Department of Defense and regional militaries. He also holds adjunct fellowships at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies and the Pacific Forum. Prior to this, he undertook his doctoral research at the London School of Economics. Between 2007 and 2011, he was based in Whitehall at the Royal United Services Institute, where he worked on defence issues related to the Asia Pacific.

From time to time, he contributes political analysis to various media, including the BBC, Fox News, CNN, the Mainichi Shimbun, the Diplomat, and the National Interest; and is a regular op-ed contributor to the Daily Telegraph newspaper. He has also published academic work in International Affairs, the RUSI Journal and International Politics Review, and was a Deputy Editor at the LSE’s flagship Millennium Journal of International Studies between 2013 and 2014.

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Media Experience
John regularly appears in international media outlets, including:
Sky News

East Asia
India; and their relations with the West.


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