February 6, 2019 The Future of Diplomacy

The Essential Diplomat

Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), ICC Auditorium, 1:00pm - 2:15pm


A discussion with foreign service and career diplomats about the essential roles they play in service to state and country.


  • Barbara Bodine –Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen (’97-’01); Director, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
  • John Negroponte – U.S. Deputy Secretary of State (’07-’09); U.S. Ambassador to Honduras (’81-’85), Mexico (’89-’93), the United Nations (’01-’04), and Iraq (’04-’05)
  • Linda Thomas-Greenfield – U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (’13-’17); U.S. Ambassador to Liberia (’08-’12)
  • Uzra Zeya – Chargé d’Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Paris (’14-’17); Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (’12-’14)
  • Bernadette Meehan – Special Assistant to the President and NSC Spokesperson (’12-’16); Special Assistant to the Secretary of State (’10-’12) (Moderator)

This event is GUID only.

This event is co-sponsored with the Walsh School of Foreign Service as part of the Lloyd George Centennial Lectures on the Future of the Global Order.


Wednesday, February 6th, 2019


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