David L. Carden

David L. Carden served as the first resident U.S. ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. He is the author of Mapping ASEAN: Achieving Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability in Southeast Asia and has written for Strategic Review, Foreign Policy, Politico, the SAIS Review of International Affairs, the Guardian, and the South China Morning Post, The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, among others. He also is a mediator and serves on the Board of the Weinstein International Foundation, which promotes the use of mediation around the world.