Dr. Stephen Noerper

Asia Dialogue



Stephen Noerper is a global and Asian affairs advocate and educator, with senior leadership experience across nonprofit, public and private sectors. He is a senior adviser to the United Nations Programme to Support Cooperation in Northeast Asia and leads Asia Dialogue in Hawai’i. There he builds connectivity across the island community through public presentation, lectures at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and Marine Corps Base Hawai’i, and advocacy of diplomatic pathways for Hawai’i. 

His recent efforts build on three decades of service, to include teaching, analysis or leadership positions at Columbia University, The Korea Society, EastWest Institute, New York University, Intellibridge, American University, U.S. State Department, Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies and Nautilus Institute. Stephen was a visiting professor to Waseda University and the National University of Mongolia and a fellow at the East-West Center and Edward R. Murrow Center. 

Stephen has enjoyed the support of high impact individuals and foundations, appears across major media, and has written and researched extensively. He is a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the London School of Economics.