Richard Pearson is a senior fellow at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, where he focuses on the political economy of the Asia-Pacific.
From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Pearson was an Associate Director at the Mansfield Foundation, managing the organization’s China and Southeast Asia projects. He started his career as a business reporter at The China Post in Taipei. His articles and essays have appeared in publications in the United States and Asia including The Taipei Times, The China Post, and The Diplomat.
Mr. Pearson holds a BA from St. Olaf College and an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He held a Fulbright grant to Taiwan.