Brian Moore graduated with an M.A. in Asian Studies in 2017. He is currently a Sanctions Compliance Officer in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). OFAC is tasked with creating and implementing sanctions programs against those that threaten U.S. national security system, including the U.S. economy and the global financial system.
Catherine Killough graduated with a M.A. in Asian Studies in 2017 with a concentration in Politics and Security. Currently, she is the Roger Hale Fellow at the Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation dedicated to reducing and eventually eliminating the threats posed by nuclear weapons.
Not all MASIA students pursue a career in the private or public sector immediately after graduation. In this special feature of the “Alumni Spotlight,” learn about some of the MASIA alumni who are taking their studies to the next level as competitive Ph.D. students.
Olivia Lamb graduated with an M.A. in Asian Studies in 2016. While at Georgetown, she focused her research on China and international political economy, earning a certificate in International Business Diplomacy. Currently, Olivia works at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center in Beijing.
Anna Scott Bell has graduated with an M.A. in Asian Studies in 2016. Follow the link to learn about Anna and her journey from MASIA student to Washington professional as well as her advice to current and prospective students.
Sarah Wang received her M.A. in Asian Studies in 2014. Part of the first cohort of MASIA students, Wang’s degree led her to the start of a career at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. As a student, Wang was able to try out a variety of internship experiences before she settled on the think tank world.