Ellen L. Frost

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Senior Advisor, EWC in Washington
Visiting Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of National Strategic Studies, National Defense University
ellefrost [at] earthlink.net
Education: 
Harvard University, PhD; Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MA; Radcliffe College, BA
Area of Expertise: 

Asian economic trends and their security implications; Asian regionalism; Prospects for the US re-balancing strategy; roles of ASEAN, China, Japan, and India in the region

From 1995 to 2013, Dr. Ellen L. Frost was a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Her prior government jobs included Counselor to the U.S. Trade Representative (1993-95), Deputy Assistant of Defense for International Technology and Economic Affairs (1977-81), Legislative Assistant in the U.S. Senate (1972-74), and various positions in the U.S. Treasury Department (1974-77). During the 1980s she worked for two multinational corporations. In addition to her most recent book,  Asia's New Regionalism (2008), and various book chapters, she is the author of Transatlantic Trade: A Strategic Agenda (1997) and For Richer, For Richer, For Poorer: The New U.S.-Japan Relationship (1987). She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute of Strategic Studies, and a director of the U.S. member committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (US-CSCAP).