Michael D. Miner specializes in government coursework at Harvard University. His research and teaching interests include twentieth century diplomatic history, international security, and area studies in East Asia and the Persian Gulf. Miner is a member of the US-German Next Generation Network at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and Senior Fellow at the Human Security Centre. He has been a non-resident fellow with Pacific Forum of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and conducted research supported by the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Miner has written for or been quoted by several publications and organizations including the Wall Street Journal, Brookings, the National Interest, and Real Clear World. He is on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Fulbright Association, a member of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and a graduate of Dartmouth College.