Georgetown University offers its students some of the finest faculty in Asian Studies. Whether in Southeast Asia, South Asia, or Northeast Asia, the faculty strive to meet the highest standards as teachers and as scholars. Undergraduate students may find themselves in a freshman seminar with a leading scholar on the history of royalty in Asia or in a lecture course on Buddhism and Christianity or the great leaders of Asia. Graduate students may be writing a term paper on China with the former top intelligence officer on Asia as her faculty mentor or on social welfare in Southeast Asia with the one of the nation’s leading scholars on the history of disease. Asian Studies faculty are well-integrated with their departments, teaching core courses in government, economics, sociology, anthropology, and culture with an Asian component.