Andrew Marble, PhD

Andrew Marble, PhD


Andrew Marble is currently researching and writing a biography of Gen. (ret.) John M.D. Shalikashvili, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1993-97).

The Shalikashvili family has given their full support to this project, including granting him access to family and other archives, the right to publish the General’s story, and introductions to countless individuals who knew Gen. Shali.

He is a member of Biographers International Organization (BIO).

He is the Founding Editor and Editor (2006-11) of Asia Policy, a peer-reviewed journal that bridges the gap between academic research and policymaking in the Asia-Pacific. He has also co-edited, with Ashley Tellis and others, an annual edited volume, Strategic Asia (2005-10). He was also the editor of Issues & Studies: A Social Science Quarterly on China, Taiwan, and East Asian Affairs.

He is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and the United States Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific.

He holds an MA and PhD in Political Science from Brown University (1997 and 2002); an MA in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University's Fletcher School (1994); and a BA in East Asian Studies from Middlebury College (1990).

He spent eight years in Asia, having studied, worked, researched, and traveled in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. He also spent two years working for the Information Division of Taiwan's Representative Office in Boston (1990-92). He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.


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Andrew Marble (left) with Gen. John Shalikashvili (March 2011)

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Did Affair Tarnish Broadwell as Biographer?

Book Review

Gen. David Petraeus

Joint Force Quarterly

Shali’s Leadership


A Biographer at

The Funeral

Joint Force Quarterly

Gen. Shali Op Ed


Gen. Shali Q&A

Andrew’s Recent Commentary


Shali Biography



Asia Policy


Strategic Asia

Edited Volume

Issues & Studies



Gen. Shali



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