Andrew has written the first biography on Gen. John Shalikashvili, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (1993–1997).


In 8 years of research he traveled over 30,000 miles to 30 cities, 12 states, 3 countries, and 2 continents; accessed 2 restricted Shalikashvili archives; and interviewed well over 300 people, from Shalikashvili and his family and childhood friends to President Bill Clinton, Gen. Colin Powell, Sec. of Defense William Perry, Sec. of State Madeleine Albright, and other leaders from the 1990s.


His research was partially funded by a George Marshall Foundation Baruch Fellowship Award. In both 2014 and 2016 he was one of three finalists for the Biographer International Organization's (BIO) Hazel Rowley Prize for best proposal for a first biography.


Andrew holds a PhD in Political Science from Brown University (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 currently serves as Outreach Editor for the Taiwan Journal of Democracy and is a reviewer for the Washington Independent Review of Books. He is also a member of both BIO and the Authors Guild.


He was founding editor of Asia Policy, a peer-reviewed journal of the National Bureau of Asian Research, and edited NBR's Strategic Asia series.


He lived in Taiwan for 8 years, and was editor of Issues & Studies, a social science quarterly on China, Taiwan, and East Asian affairs.


He lives in Washington, DC.

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