Keel Dietz

PhD Candidate

Keel Dietz is a PhD candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where he is studying the evolution of the Chinese concept of ‘cyber-sovereignty’ and the implications of the Chinese government’s cyber policies for Chinese foreign policy. Keel also works as Myanmar Policy Consultant at anti-corruption NGO Global Witness, where he investigates and reports on the links between natural resource extraction, illicit finance, corruption, and armed conflict along the China-Myanmar border. He also leads Global Witness’s U.S. advocacy on Myanmar issues, including advising on U.S. sanctions policy and helping craft the BURMA Act of 2021 legislation that responds to Myanmar’s February coup.