Lucy Stevenson-Yang is a Policy Fellow at APLN. Previously, she was a Program Specialist for China and Northeast Asia at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). At USIP, Lucy did research on China’s impact on international peace and security, with a particular focus on China’s engagements in the Global South. Her work also focused on how to strengthen diplomacy and support peace and security on the Korean Peninsula. Prior to that, she was a Research Analyst with USIP’s Asia Center, where she supported research projects on topics ranging from Afghanistan’s peace process to China’s impact on conflict dynamics in the Red Sea. Lucy was a 2021-2022 Climate Security Fellow with the Climate Security Advisory Group. In 2020, she was a U.S.-R.O.K. Next Generation Leader in the Security Delegation with the National Bureau of Asian Research. She was born and raised in Beijing, China.