Andrew Harding

Andrew Harding

Research Assistant, Asian Studies Center

Andrew is a research assistant in The Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center.

Andrew James Harding is a research assistant in The Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center. Andrew conducts research on U.S.-China strategic competition, Indo-Pacific security strategy, and Pacific affairs.  

Previously, Andrew interned for Hudson Institute senior fellows Dr. Nadia Schadlow and Dr. Miles Yu. At Hudson Institute, he contributed to a report with Dr. Schadlow on the U.S. energetics industrial base and supported the initial works of Hudson Institute’s China Center. He was an intern for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s Office of Net Assessment for two academic years through the Department of State’s Virtual Student Federal Service. He also worked as a press assistant for the Office of U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) and was a member of the Fall 2021 Young Leaders Program in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense.

Andrew received two Bachelors of Arts from The George Washington University in 2022. For his BA from the Elliott School of International Affairs, Andrew double majored in Asian studies and international affairs, with a concentration in international politics. For his BA from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Andrew majored in political science and minored in history. Andrew has completed the Hudson Institute Political Studies fellowship and the American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program with Dr. Zack Cooper.  

Andrew is from Houston, Texas, lived in Moscow, Russia, and currently resides in Washington, D.C.