Charles Horner

Senior Fellow

At A Glance:

Charles Horner is Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute in Washington. He is a China scholar, author, and recipient of the Department of State's Superior Honor Award.

Biography

Charles Horner is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute. He is a China scholar and the author of Rising China and Its Postmodern Fate, Volume I: Memories of Empire in a New Global Context (University of Georgia Press, 2009) and Volume II: Grandeur and Peril in the Next World Order (Brill Academic Pub, 2015). A collection of fifty of his shorter pieces about China has also been published—A China Scholar's Long March, 1978-2015: Reflections on a Changing China (MerwinAsia, 2018).

Mr. Horner is also a contributor to periodicals, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Commentary, the National Interest, the American Interest, the Naval War College Review and Claremont Review of Books.

Mr. Horner served as a deputy assistant secretary of state and as associate director of the US Information Agency during the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush. His earlier service in government was as staff assistant to the late Senator Henry M. Jackson and as senior legislative assistant for foreign affairs and national security policy to the late Senator Daniel P. Moynihan. He is a recipient of the Department of State's Superior Honor Award.

Mr. Horner began his study of China at the University of Pennsylvania and, later, he was a graduate student at the University of Chicago, National Taiwan University, and Tokyo University. He was adjunct professor in Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and also an associate of its Landegger Program in International Business.

By appointment of President George H.W. Bush, he has been a member of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. President George W. Bush appointed him to the Board of Directors of the US Institute of Peace. Mr. Horner has also been a member of the secretary of state's Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy, the secretary of commerce's Advisory Committee on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Voice of America Advisory Committee, and the Advisory Board of the US Merchant Marine Academy.

Events
18
November 2015
Past Event
China's Road Through Pakistan
Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Aparna Pande
Charles Horner
Lianchao Han
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18
November 2015
Past Event
China's Road Through Pakistan

A conversation on China-Pakistan relations in the era of the New Silk Road with Aparna Pande, Charles Horner, Lianchao Han, and Eric Brown.

Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30AM
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Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Aparna Pande
Charles Horner
Lianchao Han
20
November 2014
Past Event
Winning Asia: Why is the United States Struggling?
Featured Speakers:
Charles Horner
Christopher Ford
John Lee
20
November 2014
Past Event
Winning Asia: Why is the United States Struggling?

John Lee, Christopher Ford, and Charles Horner discuss U.S. Asian policy.

Thursday 10:30 - 12:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Charles Horner
Christopher Ford
John Lee
10
June 2014
Past Event
Whither Taiwanization?
Featured Speakers:
Charles Horner
Bruce Jacobs
10
June 2014
Past Event
Whither Taiwanization?

Hudson Institute hosted a presentation by Bruce Jacobs on the topic of the future of Taiwan.

Tuesday 8:00 - 9:45AM
Featured Speakers:
Charles Horner
Bruce Jacobs