2016-2017 ISD Fellow
Huffington Graduate Fellow, Master of Arts in Asian Studies
Adviser: Ms. Katherine Nanavatty, State Department Rusk Fellow, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Research topic: The U.S.-China Climate Agreement and Its Implications for Global Climate Diplomacy
Sara Itagaki is a Master of Arts candidate in the Asian Studies program in the School of Foreign Service. As project associate for trade, energy, and economic affairs at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), she has authored articles on trade relations and climate diplomacy across the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, she worked on immigration rights and international disability issues in Seattle. In addition to energy and environmental issues, her research interests include the intersection of markets with geopolitics and national security. She is pursuing a Certificate in Diplomatic Studies.