Arvind Subramanian is a Senior Fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and Distinguished Non-Resident fellow at the Center for Global Development. He was previously Professor at Ashoka University, visiting lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School (2018-2020) and Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India between October 2014 and July 2018. Foreign Policy magazine named him as one of the world's top 100 global thinkers in 2011.
Lyle J. Goldstein is Visiting Professor at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University. At Brown, he is investigating the costs of great power competition with both China and Russia in association with the Costs of War Project at Watson. He is also assisting in the further development of Watson’s China Initiative.
Goldstein serves concurrently as Director of Asia Engagement at the Washington think-tank Defense Priorities, which advocates for realism and restraint in U.S. defense policy. In this role, he is overseeing a range of studies that evaluate U.S. foreign policy and defense strategy in the Asia-Pacific region, including with respect to such key flashpoints as the Korean Peninsula, the South China Sea, the Sino-Indian border, and also the status of Taiwan. He maintains expertise in both Chinese and Russian military strategic development, and also has expertise on particular issues in the China-Russia relationship, including especially the Arctic and also Central Asia.