Institute for China-America Studies

About Institute for China-America Studies

The Institute for China-America Studies is an independent think tank funded by the Hainan Nanhai Research Foundation in China. Based in the heart of Washington D.C. ICAS is uniquely situated to facilitate the exchange of ideas and people between China and the United States. We achieve this through research and partnerships with institutions and scholars in both countries, in order to provide a window into their respective worldviews.

ICAS focuses on key issue areas in the U.S.-China relationship in need of greater mutual understanding. We identify promising areas for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the spheres of maritime security, Asia-Pacific economics, trade, strategic stability, international relations as well as global governance issues, and explore avenues for improving this critical bilateral relationship.

ICAS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.


Research Assistant

June 2018 - August 2018 Washington, DC
“I was able to work closely with Fellows to complete research tasks, and voice my opinion on what worked or didn't work. I also had the opportunity to bring up new ideas and all members on the team were willing to listen and take action on these ideas. The work environment is friendly, and co-interns are enthusiastic to help each other out.”
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