Brendan Flynn is a PhD candidate at Wayne State University, where he concentrates on international relations with a focus on China and Asian security. From 2015-2016, Brendan studied Chinese in Beijing, before researching Asian maritime disputes as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC.
Brendan recently taught Issues in Global Politics at Oakland University and Policy and Rationality (an introduction to game theory) at Wayne State University. He is currently a Boren Fellow studying Chinese at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. His GTI work will focus on how Taiwanese conceptualize the Taipei-Beijing-Washington trilateral relationship.