John Ciorciari

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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John D. Ciorciari is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His research interests include international politics, law, and finance as well as human rights, with a specific focus on Asia. Professor Ciorciari is the author of The Limits of Alignment: Southeast Asia and the Great Powers since 1975 (Georgetown University Press, 2010), in which he examines shifting power alignments to protect security interests among states in Southeast Asia. In addition to publishing several articles, he has also organized numerous edited volumes which include an examination of tribunals designed to facilitate the prosecution of surviving Khmer Rouge officials in The Khmer Rouge Tribunal (Documentation Center of Cambodia, 2006), a collection of essays and previously unpublished photos concerning the Khmer Rouge Tribunal process entitled On Trial: The Khmer Rouge Accountability Process (with Anne Heindel; Documentation Center of Cambodia, 2009), and, most recently, The Road Ahead for the Fed (with John Taylor; Hoover Institution Press, 2009), an account of recent actions and decisions of the Federal Reserve as well as policy prescriptions for the institution. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, he served as a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a Shorenstein Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. Professor Ciorciari continues to serve in a pro-bono capacity as a Senior Legal Advisor at the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam). He received his A.B. in Biochemistry and J.D. from Harvard University and an MPhil. and Ph.D. in International Relations from Oxford University.