Skip to main content
Expand AU Menu

Washington Semester Program| Foreign Policy Sample Speakers

Students with Senator Richard Lugar in the U.S. Capitol


•Richard G. Lugar, U.S. Senator

•Ambassador James Woolsey, Former Director of the CIA

•Dr. Edward J. Lacey, Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State

•Colonel Steve Penn, Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director, National Security Council

•Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, Former Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations,

•Russia, India, Israel, Jordan, Nigeria, and El Salvador

•Ambassador Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

•Ambassador Wendy Chamberlin, President, Middle East Institute

•H.E. Jehangir Karamat, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States

•H.E. Friis Arne Petersen, Ambassador of Denmark to the United States

•Minister Counselor François Rivasseau, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of France

•H.E. Sergey Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation

•The Honorable Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, Former Parliamentary Counselor to President Nelson Mandela

•Pearl Alice Marsh, Senior Staff Member, Subcommittee on Africa, House Foreign Affairs Committee

•Ambassador Joyce Leader, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Rwanda

•H.E. James Kimonyo, Rwandan Ambassador to the U.S.

•Minister Counselor Jonathan Peled, Spokesman, Embassy of Israel

•Nasser Nouri, Baghdad Correspondent, The Washington Post

•Morris J. Amitay, Former Executive Director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)

•U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Iraq, and Afghanistan

•H.E. Dagoberto Rodríguez, Ambassador and Former Chief of Mission, Cuban Interests Section

•Roger Pardo-Maurer, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs

Quote from our student

"The Foreign Policy Program is a marvelous experience giving students an opportunity to become an integral part of our nation's capital."
Daniel Hicks, Providence College