Eurasia Group | Ava Shen


Associate, China & Northeast Asia


Asia, China, Taiwan

Ava covers Taiwan and Chinese foreign policy and domestic politics at Eurasia Group. Previously, she interned at Rhodium Group, conducting economic research on China and Taiwan. She also worked as a research assistant at the Stimson Center, focusing on Chinese foreign policy in Asia and China-West Africa cooperation on maritime environmental issues.

Ava obtained a master's degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with concentrations in China studies and international economics. She has a bachelor's degree from Boston University in international relations and French studies. Born and raised in China, Ava speaks Mandarin, English, and French. In her free time, she likes reading historical fiction, going to art museums, running, and playing tennis.