Christina Lin

Christina Lin

Visiting Academic Fellow

March to May 2016

Christina Lin is a Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS-Johns Hopkins University, focusing on China-Middle East and NATO relations.  Her current project is on the interplay of SCO-EU-NATO in China’s Belt and Road strategy, as an evolving paradigm of SCO-US/West relations in a multi-polar world. Lin has extensive US government experience working on China security issues, including policy planning at the US Department of Defense, the National Security Council, and US Department of State.  She is the author of The New Silk Road: China's Energy Strategy in the Greater Middle East (The Washington Institute for Near East Policy).

The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.