Senior Director, Policy and Corporate Programs
Dr. Noerper came to The Korea Society from his residency as a senior fellow and director of global networks at the EastWest Institute and associate professor of international relations at New York University. Professor Noerper came to New York from his vice presidency at Intellibridge Corporation and adjunct professorship at American University. Dr. Noerper served as a senior analyst on Korea at the US State Department, as a Fulbright senior scholar and visiting professor to the National University of Mongolia, where he also served as Asia Foundation resident representative, and as a visiting full professor to Waseda University in Japan. Professor Noerper served from 1996-2000 as an assistant and then associate professor of international relations at Hawaii’s Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Dr. Noerper has appeared on ABC Radio, BBC TV and Radio, Bloomberg TV and Radio, CNN Live, National Public Radio, VOA television and radio, and in numerous dailies in Korea. Professor Noerper has authored a diplomatic history on Korea, The Tiger’s Leap. He holds graduate degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and London School of Economics; he currently serves on the board of directors of the Van Fleet Foundation.