Laura Edwards is a research and program associate for China policy with the National Security and International Policy team at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she worked at a communications consulting firm, where she focused on digital media strategy for environmental and reproductive rights nonprofits.

Edwards graduated from Pomona College with a degree in environmental analysis, with a focus on international climate and environmental policy. Edwards lived in southern China for 13 years and maintains professional proficiency in Mandarin.

By Laura Edwards
President Trump’s Relationship With China Has Only Served His Own Interests at America’s Tragic ExpenseCenter for American Progress ActionJune 24, 2020