Frederick R. Chen is an Assistant Professor in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University. His research focuses on how economics and security can interact to influence international relations, particularly through domestic political mechanisms. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, International Organization, and Conflict Management & Peace Science. He received the David A. Lake Award for best paper at the 2019 International Political Economy Society (IPES) Conference. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (2022), M.A. in International Relations from Peking University (2016), and B.A. in International Politics from Tsinghua University (2013). In 2021-22, he was a Pre-doctoral Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.