Post Tagged with: "ambassador"

ASHLEY CHEN FOR THE HOYA Professor Dennis Deletant (left) and Alfred Moses (LAW '56) (right), former U.S. ambassador to Romania, spoke about Moses' efforts to help rebuild Romania following the collapse of the Soviet Union during his time as ambassador at an event Tuesday.

Former Ambassador Recounts US Involvement in Romania’s Transition to Democracy

Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Alfred Moses (LAW ’56), who served in the 1990s during the rebuilding of Romania after the fall of communism, chronicled his time as ambassador at a book talk Tuesday in Gaston Hall. Moses served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1994 through 1997, during[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Andrew Steigman, who worked in the School of Foreign Service for over 20 years as a professor, associate dean and mentor for students hoping to enter the foreign service, died Sept. 7.

SFS Associate Dean and Former Ambassador Andrew Steigman Dies

Andrew Steigman, a professor and associate dean in the School of Foreign Service for over twenty years, died Sept. 7 after a stroke in August. Steigman was born in 1933. Before coming to Georgetown University as a professor in the practice of diplomacy in 1985, Steigman spent 27 years as[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Howard Schaffer, SFS Professor of Diplomacy, Dies at 88

Howard Schaffer, SFS Professor of Diplomacy, Dies at 88

Anne Steen, the executive director of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Graduate Career Center, remembers the hours professor Howard Schaffer would spend in group sessions or in one-on-one meetings to walk students through the U.S. Foreign Service Officer Test, giving them specific advice on how to pass. “Bottom line,[Read More…]

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Counselor of the Department of State Kristie Kenney is slated to teach a course in the School of Foreign Service this spring.

Former State Department Official to Teach SFS Leadership Course

Former Counselor of the State Department Kristie Kenney is slated to teach a one-credit course on leadership development at Georgetown in the spring 2018 semester. Kenney held the State Department’s fifth-highest-ranking position for one year before leaving in February 2017 after the Trump administration transition. She previously served as ambassador[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley also expressed concern over the Trump administration’s budget cuts to the Department of State and slow attempts to appoint officials, which she said is vital to American interests abroad.

Former French Ambassador Examines Current European Politics

The French and American relationship will survive clashing policy priorities during President Donald Trump’s term, argued former U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley during a lecture Thursday. A part of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy’s Oscar Iden Annual Lecture on American Foreign Policy, Hartley’s lecture described her[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Alum Named U.S. Ambassador to Poland

Georgetown alum Steven Mull (F ’80) was sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to Poland Wednesday. “In the 23 years since it regained independence, Poland has proven itself as an unshakable ally of the United States, standing shoulder to shoulder with us on the front lines from Iraq to Afghanistan,[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Japanese Ambassador Reflects on Crisis

United States Ambassador to Japan John Roos provided an on-the-ground perspective of Japan and its allies’ response to 2011’s earthquake and nuclear disaster Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Office of the President and the School of Foreign Service’s Asian studies program, highlighted the strength of the U.S.-Japanese alliance. On[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

EU Ambassador Talks Monetary Crisis

European Union Ambassador to the United States Joao Vale de Almeida addressed the future of Europe and its currency as well as Poland’s future role in the European Union in an event Tuesday at the Mortara Center. In his speech, held by Klub Polski, Vale de Almeida emphasized how Poland, whose president is the current chair of the[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments News

GUSA Votes Yes On Ambassador Program Funds

T he Georgetown University Student Association senate voted Sunday to fund student attendance of academic conferences with student fee money. The initiative originally proposed by the GUSA executive would have earmarked $2,500 out of theGUSA Fund — a council created by the senate two years ago to supplement the money student groups receive[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Cafe Milano Potential Target in Assassination Plot

Cafe Milano Potential Target in Assassination Plot

The Iranians who allegedly plotted to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States were aware that their plan to bomb a D.C. restaurant could cause mass casualties. Their response: “If the hundred go with him, [expletive] ‘em.” After the foiled plot was announced, rumors spread that the likely target[Read More…]

by October 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News