James Poborsa is a Senior Research Fellow and Co-Editor-in-Chief at the NATO Association of Canada, and a Policy Advisor in the Foreign Policy Planning division at Global Affairs Canada, responsible for providing strategic analysis regarding Canada’s foreign policy priorities. He completed his PhD in the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto in 2018, and has taught multiple courses on the history, politics, and culture of modern East Asia. A specialist in modern Chinese history and politics, James was previously a visiting doctoral fellow in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Tsinghua University (2014-2015).