Johns Hopkins SAIS to host "A Conversation with U.S. Ambassador Deborah Jones" on Monday, March 6, 2017

“A Conversation with U.S. Ambassador Deborah Jones,” will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The discussion is co-hosted by the American Foreign Policy Program.
Deborah Jones
Former U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait and Libya
Vali Nasr
Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS
Time and Date
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Monday, March 6, 2017
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Rome Auditorium, Rome Building
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About the Speaker
Ambassador Deborah K. Jones is a former member of the Senior Foreign Service. She retired in 2016 with the rank of Career Minister. Previously, Jones was the Deputy Commandant and International Affairs Advisor at the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defense University. From 2013 to 2015, she served as U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Jones joined the Department of State in 1982. Her additional overseas posts include: U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait (2008-2011) Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey (2005-2007), Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (1998-2001), Consular Section Chief/Regional Counselor Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1992-1994), and Consular Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Damascus, Syria (1990-1991). Her Washington assignments include: Director of the Office of Arabian Peninsula Affairs and Iran (2002-2004) and Acting Public Affairs Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Near East Affairs (1994-1995). Jones received a BA from Brigham Young University and an MS from the National War College of the National Defense University.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For more than 70 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017