Mazza has contributed to numerous AEI studies on American grand strategy in Asia, US defense strategy in the Asia-Pacific, and Taiwanese defense strategy, and his published work includes pieces in The Wall Street Journal Asia, Los Angeles Times, and The Weekly Standard. Mazza was recognized as a 2010-11 Foreign Policy Initiative Future Leader.
Mazza has an M.A. in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies and a B.A. in history from Cornell University. He has lived in China where he attended an inter-university program for Chinese language studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
• Program Manager, Executive Program on National Security Policy and Strategy, 2010–present; Research Assistant, 2008–10, AEI
• Policy Analyst Assistant, Hicks & Associates Inc., SAIC, 2008
• Intern, Riskline Ltd., 2007
• Research Assistant, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 2006
Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
B.A., history, Cornell University