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Susan Thornton

Susan Thornton

Senior Fellow, Yale's Paul Tsai China Center & Former Diplomat

Susan Thornton is an American diplomat who spent more than 28 years at the State Department, focusing on East and Central Asia. In 2018, she retired as Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. She is now a visiting professor at Yale Law and a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center.   

Link to full bio here: https://law.yale.edu/susan-thornton