Jason Zhou

Evans Hanson Fellow


Jason Zhou is the Manager of ISWx, a portfolio linking the Institute for the Study of War (ISW)'s research and innovation teams and designed to experiment with new technologies and integrate them into the ISW workflow. He is a former Evans Hanson Fellow at ISW and contributes to our Indo-Pacific Portfolio and the Military Learning and Future of War project. His work focuses on supporting forecasting and intelligence-planning efforts across the portfolios covered by ISW. Jason contributed to ISW’s most recent report on the ISIS resurgence in Iraq and Syria, titled “ISIS’s Second Comeback.” He has also conducted research on Iraqi politics and ISIS’s global network. Jason is an alumnus of ISW’s Hertog War Studies Program and received his B.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. He will be a 2021 Schwarzman Scholar.

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