Nicholas Anderson is a doctoral candidate studying international relations in the Department of Political Science at Yale University, and currently an Exchange Scholar in the Department of Political Science at UC-Berkeley. Nicholas is also a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow and a Fellow of the Yale University MacMillan Center Program on Japanese Politics and Diplomacy. He graduated with an M.A. in security studies from Georgetown University in 2012 and with a B.A. in political science and international relations from the University of British Columbia in 2010.