Michael J. Green

Michael Green
Michael J. Green
Associate Professor
302-G ICC

Associate Professor 

Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy

Dr. Michael J. Green is Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  He joined the faculty in January 2006 after serving as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Asian Affairs on the National Security Council Staff and in prior positions at the Council on Foreign Relations, the Institute for Defense Analyses, the Department of Defense,  MIT, and Johns Hopkins SAIS.  He is currently also Senior Vice President and Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for New America Security; and a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and the Council on Foreign Relations, in addition to other advisory and editorial boards.

Areas of Expertise: International Relations of East Asia, Japan, Korea, grand strategy, U.S. foreign policy

  • Ph.D. (1994) Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • M.A. (1987)  Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • B.A. (1983) Kenyon College


Strategic Views of Asian Order (CSIS 2014)

Asia’s New Multilateralism (Columbia University Press, 2009)

Japan’s Reluctant Realism (Macmillan, 2001)