Recent Commentary and Public Engagement
“The Illusion of Controls: Unilateral Attempts to Contain China’s Technology Ambitions Will Fail” (With Emily Kilcrease) Foreign Affairs 30 December 2022
“Toward a Balanced Outbound Investment Screening Regime” Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, 29 September, 2022
Sand in the Silicon: Designing an Outbound Investment Controls Mechanism. (with Emily Kilcrease) Atlantic Council and CNAS Issue Brief. September 2022
TikTok and National Security: Investment in an Age of Data Sovereignty? (with Jeremy Friedman, Jeremy and David Lane) HBS No. N9-722-020. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing.
“CHIPS+ could change the U.S. semiconductor supply chain, and more. But do industrial incentives work?” The Monkey Cage. 9 August 2022.
“Is the US going to screen outbound investment?” The Atlantic Council 10 January 2022.
“This is why you shouldn’t blame China for the havoc in the markets,” Washington Post, 27 Aug. 2015,
Podcasts & Panels
“Sarah Bauerle Danzman on Biden’s China tech offensive,” Talks on China, China Research Group, 22 Dec. 2022.
“Interview with Sarah Bauerle Danzman On US-China Export Controls,” Kellogg’s Global Politics, 29 Nov. 2022.
“Paul Tucker on ‘Global Discord: Values and Power in a Fractured World Order,’” 17 Nov. 2022, OMFIF Institute for Economic and Monetary Policy,
The Geopolitics of Economic Competition, 29 October 2022. University of Georgia. (panelist)
“Enabling and Investment Environments for Diversifying Supply Chains” academic facilitator and presenter for a stakeholder session of the July 2022 U.S. Departments of State and Commerce Convened International Ministerial on Global Supply Chains Ministerial. (panelist)
“Economic Statecraft Roundtable” invited speaker at UK Deputy Secretary National Security Adviser convening on future of Economic Statecraft after Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine. June 20, 2022. (panelist)
“Trends and Justifications for Investment Screening in OECD Countries,” U.S. Department of State International Engagement, January 26, 2022. (panelist)
“Assessment of FIRRMA Implementation and Insights for the EU,” Delegation of the European Union to the United States. January 24, 2022. (panelist)
“Designing an Outbound Investment Screening Mechanism,” The Atlantic Council. January 14, 2022 (panelist)
“Preventing Exploitation of Sensitive Technologies and Critical Assets,” U.S. Department of State International Engagement. October, 2021 (panelist)
“Investment Screening and Supply Chain Security: Japanese, EU, and U.S. Perspectives on China” 27 Sept. 2021, Program on U.S. Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
ASIL ANNUAL MEETING: The Rise of Restrictions on Data Flows and Digital Technologies (panelist)
Council on Foreign Relations Virtual Meeting: TikTok on the Clock: Data, Deals, and National Security (panelist)
“U.S. Government is not investigating Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase,” Jeff Stein, Washington Post, 6 Feb. 2023.
“Europe’s Misgivings About Sanctions Don’t Bode Well for US Export Controls,” Michael Laha, The Diplomat, 3 Feb. 2023.
“US Treasury Secretary Yellen Kicks Off Africa Tour in Senegal,” Annika Hammerschlag, VOA, 21 Jan. 2023.
“Leaders around the world made bold moves in 2022. They didn’t always succeed,” Elizabeth N. Saunders, The Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2022.
“By the numbers: The global economy in 2022,” GeoEconomics Center, Atlantic Council, 15 Dec. 2022.
“U.S. exploring whether it has authority to review Musk’s Twitter deal,” Faiz Siddiqui, Jeff Stein, and Joseph Menn, The Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2022.
“Musk's Tweets Irk Biden But Offer Scant Room for Security Review,” Daniel Flatley, Bloomberg, 21 Oct. 2022.
“U.S. ponders a striking move: Regulating outward investment,” Brad Glosserman, Japan Times, 5 Oct. 2022.
“Tight focus is key as US hones policy to curb outbound China investment, report says,” Mark Magnier, South China Morning Post, 15 Sept. 2022.
“Biden orders deeper foreign investment reviews in chips, supply chains,” Jack Stone Truitt, Nikkei Asia, 15 Sept. 2022.
Massive US tech bill needs to aim for more than countering China TechMonitor (New Statesman) (quoted)
Government ‘swat team’ is reviewing past start up deals tied to Chinese investors Wall Street Journal (quoted)
US vs China; Biden bets on alliance to push back against Beijing Financial Times (quoted)
Focus on TikTok sale distracts from app’s security risks, IU expert say Herald Times (interviewed)
IU TikToker reacts to app ban reversal as concerns of data collection, censorship linger Indiana Daily Student (interviewed)
The U.S. government thinks TikTok is a national security threat. So why can’t the government decide what to do? The Washington Post (commentary)