Dr. Cha is senior adviser and Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is also director of Asian Studies and holds the D.S. Song-KF Chair at Georgetown University. From 2004 to 2007, he served as director for Asian affairs at the White House on the National Security Council (NSC). Dr. Cha was also the deputy head of delegation for the United States at the Six-Party Talks in Beijing. He is the award-winning author of Alignment Despite Antagonism: The United States-Korea-Japan Security Triangle, winner of the 2000 Ohira Book Prize; Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies, with David Kang; Beyond the Final Score: The Politics of Sport in Asia; and The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future, selected by Foreign Affairs magazine as a 2012 “Best Book on Asia and the Pacific.” Dr. Cha is a former John M. Olin National Security Fellow at Harvard University, a two-time Fulbright Scholar, and a Hoover National Fellow, CISAC Fellow, and William J. Perry Fellow at Stanford University. Dr. Cha holds a B.A., an M.I.A., and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, as well as an M.A. from Oxford University.