Biography

Charles Edel
Member
Policy Planning Staff
Term of Appointment: 09/2015 to present

Charles Edel covers North East Asia, the South China Sea, and the Western Pacific region. He is serving on the Policy Planning Staff as a CFR International Affairs Fellow, on leave from his role as Assistant Professor of strategy and policy at the U.S. Naval War College. He has previously worked at Peking University’s Center for International and Strategic Studies and the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Yale.