PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Formerly: taught on South-East Asia; US Senate Aide; Research Associate, Japan Center for International Exchange. Since 1980, associated with The East-West Center including: headed its former Institute of Economics and Politics; since 1998, current position. Since 2005, International Chair, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council. Member, national and international bodies that promote trans-Pacific security and economic cooperation.Speaks and publishes on US-Asia policy and countries of region, emphasizing regional cooperation, particularly APEC process. Research interests: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, Asia-Pacific international relations, economic issues and security issues, US-Asia policy and trade policy.