All Staff

Michael Green

Michael Green

Director, Asian Studies Program

Michael Green is Director of Asian Studies and Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is also senior vice president for Asia and Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He served on the staff of the National Security Council (NSC) from 2001 through 2005, first as director for Asian affairs with responsibility for Japan, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, and then as special assistant to the president for national security affairs and senior director for Asia, with responsibility for East Asia and South Asia.

Stephanie Adams

Stephanie Adams, MASIA'18

Program Coordinator

Stephanie Adams manages events and communications for the Asian Studies Program. Before joining the Asian Studies Program Staff, Stephanie taught first through fourth grade English in Kinmen, Taiwan. She holds a M.A. in Asian Studies from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Asian Studies from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.

Robert Lyons

Robert Lyons

Associate Director of Academic Programs

Robert Lyons oversees the M.A. degree, the graduate certificate program, and the undergraduate certificate program in Asian Studies. In this role, he serves as the primary contact for current, prospective, and former students of the Asian Studies Program, and is responsible for student recruitment and admissions, as well as the Visiting Researchers Program. He is concurrently pursuing a doctoral degree in Liberal Studies from Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies.

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Irfan Nooruddin, Professor and SFS Faculty Chair

Director, Georgetown India Initiative

Irfan Nooruddin is the Hamad bin Khalifa Professor of Indian Politics and the Faculty Chair of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown. He directs the Georgetown University India Initiative, a university-wide initiative that advances research and teaching around India and its role in world affairs and creates a platform for high-level dialogue among American and Indian leaders from government, business, civil society, and the academy.

Caroline Yarber

Caroline Yarber, COL'16

Assistant Director of Finance and Administration

Caroline oversees finances and administration for the Asian Studies Program. She holds a dual M.A. in International Studies from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University and a B.A. in Chinese and Government from Georgetown University.