Director, Asian Studies
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
BA, Columbia; MA, Oxford; PhD, Columbia. 2004-07, Director for Asian Affairs, National Security Council, responsible primarily for Japan, the Korean peninsula, Australia/New Zealand and Pacific Island nation affairs; also Deputy Head of the US Delegation to the Six Party Talks in Beijing. Currently, Director of Asian Studies, School of Foreign Service, and D.S. Song Chair, Department of Government, Georgetown University. 2009, Senior Adviser and inaugural holder, Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC. Recipient: two Outstanding Service commendations during tenure at the NSC.