Bruce Stokes is a noted expert on trade, international economics, global public opinion, European and Asian economics and trade policy. He is the senior transatlantic fellow for economics at the German Marshall Fund. For the last two decades he has been the international economics columnist for National Journal, a weekly Washington public policy magazine, and is now a contributing editor there. He is also a monthly columnist for the European Voice newspaper in Brussels.
Mr. Stokes is one of the authors of the annual Pew Global Attitudes Survey. He is also the author the 2009 German Marshall Fund Transatlantic Trends survey. Mr. Stokes is coauthor of the 2006 book, America Against the World: How We Are Different and Why We Are Disliked. A former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Council, Mr. Stokes was a Japan Society Fellow in 1987 and again in 1989, living in and reporting from Japan.
In 2006, Mr. Stokes was honored by the Coalition of Service Industries for his reporting on services issues. In 2004, he was chosen by International Economy magazine as one of the most influential China watchers in the American press. In 1995, he was picked by Washingtonian magazine as one of the "Best on Business" reporters in Washington. In 1989, Stokes won the John Hancock award for excellence in business and economics reporting for his work on Japan.