March 21, 2024

Matthew J Ha
PhD Student
Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University


ICAS Associate

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Mathew Ha has been named ICAS Associate ( , effective immediately.

Mathew is currently a first year PhD student at George Mason university's Schar school of Policy and Government where he is studying political science focused on topics regarding East Asian international relations and US foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific. Prior to attending George Mason, he was a research analyst focused on North Korea and East Asia at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies(FDD) as well as an analyst overseeing and leading the expert witness testimony practice at Valens Global.

Thank you.