Alexander Herkert is a second year student at Columbia Law School, where he is a fellow in Columbia Law School’s National Security Law Program. Herkert’s research focuses on constitutional war powers and their intersection with U.S.-China relations. Prior to law school, Alex studied Mandarin at the National Taiwan University as a Blakemore Fellow, and completed graduate work at the University of Oxford as a Keasbey Fellow. Alex received his B.A. in Global Affairs from Yale University, where he participated in the Grand Strategy program and researched Taiwan’s claims in the South China Sea.