Emily Ashbridge

Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government & Public Service


Emily Ashbridge most recently served as a program specialist at the US Institute of Peace, working on the Afghanistan and South Asia portfolios, and she supported the congressionally mandated Afghanistan Study Group that identified policy recommendations in Afghanistan for the Biden administration. Emily has traveled extensively in the region and lived in Pakistan from 2015-17 as a Babar Ali Fellow at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. She graduated from the University of Chicago (IL) in 2015 with a BA in Psychology. Emily comes to the Bush School as a Robertson Fellow, where she will further explore US grand strategy in Asia, with particular focus on economics and security.