Frank Sampson Jannuzi

Hitachi International Affairs Fellow

Frank Jannuzi serves as the East Asia specialist for the minority staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. As chief advisor for the region stretching from Japan to Australia, including Indochina and archipelagic Southeast Asia, his responsibilities include the entire range of security, political, economic, law enforcement, and human rights issues. Mr. Jannuzi reports to Senator Joseph R. Biden (D-DE), the Ranking Member of the Foreign Relations Committee, advising him on policy options, drafting legislation authorizing U.S. diplomatic operations, security assistance, and foreign aid, and representing Senator Biden in discussions with the American public as well as with foreign government officials and the media. From 1989-1997, Mr. Jannuzi worked as the East Asia regional political-military analyst for the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), U.S. Department of State. His portfolio at INR included a variety of regional security issues, including the Korean Peninsula, China’s defense modernization, and territorial disputes in the South China Sea and Kuril Islands. Mr. Jannuzi was the founding editor-in-chief of Peacekeeping Perspectives, the State Department’s classified journal on multilateral peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. Mr. Jannuzi holds a B.A. in history from Yale University and a M.P.P. with a concentration in international affairs and security from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He conducted his International Affairs Fellowship in Japan, sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., at the Institute for International Policy Studies and Keio University.