Dr. Evan Ellis is a research professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute with a research focus on the region’s relationships with China and other non-Western Hemisphere actors.
Dr. Ellis has published over 90 works, including the 2009 book China in Latin America: The Whats and Wherefores, the 2013 book The Strategic Dimension of Chinese Engagement with Latin America, and the 2014 book, China on the Ground in Latin America.
Dr. Ellis has presented his work in a broad range of business and government forums in 25 countries. He has given testimony on Chinese activities in Latin America to the US Congress, and has discussed his work regarding China and other external actors in Latin America on a broad range of radio and television programs, including CNN International, CNN En Español, The John Bachelor Show, Voice of America, and Radio Marti, and has. Dr. Ellis is cited regularly in the print media in both the US and Latin America for his work in this area, including the Washington Times, Bloomberg, America Economia, DEF, and InfoBAE.
Dr. Ellis holds a PhD in political science.