Olivia Enos

Policy Analyst Asia Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Olivia Enos is a policy analyst in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation where she focuses on human rights and transnational criminal issues. Olivia has published numerous papers on human rights in North Korea, democracy and governance issues in Burma and Cambodia, and human trafficking in Asia among other social issues. Olivia is a contributor at Forbes where she writes on the intersection of human rights and national security challenges. She is also published in The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, and The National Interest, as well as scholarly publications such as the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. She regularly appears on BBC, BBC World, CNN, and Fox, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Politico, among other news outlets. Olivia testified before the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific about backsliding democracy in Cambodia in December 2017. She received her B.A. in Government from Patrick Henry College in 2012 and an M.A. in Asian Studies from the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 2017. She and her husband Zach currently reside on Capitol Hill with their Boston terrier, Mazie.