Mr. Richard Javad Heydarian
Richard Javad Heydarian is a manila-based academic, columnist and author. He is a fellow at Stratbase-ADR Institute, and formerly taught political science at Ateneo De Manila University and De La Salle University, and most recently was a research fellow at National Chengchi University in Taiwan. He has delivered talks and lectures at the world’s leading universities, including Harvard, Stanford, and Columbia universities, and has written for global outlets such as CNN International, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and Foreign Affairs. He is currently Television host at GMA network, a columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and a regular opinion writer for leading global publications. His latest books are “The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt against Elite Democracy” (Palgrave Macmillan) and “The Indo-Pacific: Trump, China, and the New Global Struggle for Mastery” (Palgrave Macmillan).