Inside a U. S. Embassy Diplomacy at Work

ISBN-10: 0964948842
ISBN-13: 9780964948846
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)
Authors: Shawn Dorman
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: American Foreign Service Association
Publication date: 4/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Shawn Dorman is the associate editor of the Foreign Service Journal and directs the book program for the American Foreign Service Association. She has written extensively on issues related to the diplomatic career. A former U.S. Foreign Service political officer, Dorman has served in Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, and Russia and in the State Department Operations Center in Washington, DC. She lives with her family outside Baltimore.

Introductory Section
Why This Book?
What Is the Foreign Service?
U.S. Presence in the World in 2011
Map: Department of State Locations
Flow Chart: Foreign Affairs Agencies Inside U.S. Embassies
Profiles: Who Works in an Embassy?
Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, Embassy Yerevan, Armenia
Deputy Chief of Mission Dan Piccuta, Embassy Beijing, China
Consul General Elisabeth Millard, Embassy Casablanca, Morocco
USAID Mission Director Hilda Arellano, Embassy Cairo, Egypt
Commercial Officer (Foreign Commercial Service) Richard Steffens, Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine
Agricultural Officer (Foreign Agricultural Service) Holly Higgins, Embassy New Delhi, India
Political Officer Dereck J. Hogan, Embassy Moscow, Russia
Economic Officer Susannah Cooper, Embassy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Consular Officer Donald Moore, Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Public Affairs Officer Christopher Teal, Consulate General Guadalajara, Mexico
Management Officer Rachna Korhonen, Embassy Kuwait City, Kuwait
Regional Security Officer Nicholas Collura, Embassy Sana�a, Yemen
Provincial Reconstruction Team Director Jim DeHart, PRT Panjshir, Afghanistan
USAID Democracy Officer Bruce Abrams, Embassy Lima, Peru
Refugee Coordinator Nancy Cohen, Embassy Belgrade, Serbia
Regional Environmental Officer Bruce Hudspeth, Embassy Astana, Kazakhstan
Entry-Level Officer Carolyn Dubrovsky, Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal
Office Management Specialist Elizabeth Babroski, U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria
Information Management Officer Mark Butchart, Embassy Pretoria, South Africa
Facility Manager Gary Hein, Embassy Cairo, Egypt
Medical Officer Mark Cohen, Embassy Nairobi, Kenya
Diplomatic Courier Edward Bent, Embassy Bangkok, Thailand
Locally Employed Staff Mimy Santika, USAID Mission, Jakarta, Indonesia
Locally Employed Staff Edgar Zamudio, Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico
Foreign Service Work and Life: Embassy, Employee, Family
The Embassy and the Country Team
Minds Wide Open: The FSN-FSO Relationship
The Visit: The Foreign Service on Call
Not Just a Job: The Foreign Service Life
Twenty-Eight More Weeks: Life in Language Training
Outside Opportunities: Sabbaticals, Fellowships, and Details
What If I Disagree? Dissent in the Foreign Service
The Foreign Service Family
Tai Tai: A Diplomat's Wife in the Middle Kingdom
A (Non-Traditional) Tandem in India
Waking Up in Vietnam
A Cross Cultural Friendship
A Spouse at Work in the Mission
A Day in the Life of the Foreign Service: One-Day Journals
A Consular Officer in Chennai, India
A Principal Officer in Recife, Brazil
An Economic Officer in Dhaka, Bangladesh
A Consul General in Vladivostok, Russia
An Economic and Commercial Officer in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
A Cultural Affairs Officer in Dushanbe, Tajikistan
An Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Officer in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
An Office Management Specialist in Stockholm, Sweden
A Counselor for Public Affairs in Nouakchott, Mauritania
A Consular Officer in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
A Community Liaison Office Coordinator in Buenos Aires, Argentina
A Political Officer in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
A Political Officer and Arms Control Delegate in Vienna, Austria
A Foreign Service Spouse in San Jose, Costa Rica
A Political/Economic Section Chief in Conakry, Guinea
A Political Officer/Stabilization Coordinator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
A Public Affairs Officer in Baghdad, Iraq
A Commercial Counselor in Mexico City, Mexico
A Regional Medical Officer in Moscow, Russia
A Public Affairs Officer in Guangzhou, China
A Consular Officer in Guangzhou, China
A Political Officer in Dhi Qar, Iraq
A Consular Officer in Shanghai, China
An Ambassador in Harare, Zimbabwe
The Foreign Service in Action: Tales from the Field
Democracy Under Construction: Maldives, 2006
After the Asian Tsunami: Thailand, 2004
Ten for a Dollar: Liberia, 1996
Madonna in Kunduz: Afghanistan, 2008
Surviving a Terrorist Attack: Yemen, 2008
One Riot, One Ambassador: Macedonia, 1999
Anatomy of an Evacuation: Guinea, 2007
Cyclone Sidr Relief: Bangladesh, 2007
A Hot August in Kirkuk: Iraq, 2008
In the Wake of Terrorist Attacks: Egypt, 2005
Disarming Iran's Nuclear Campaign: Austria, 2005
A New Country is Born: Kosovo, 2008
Watching Your Embassy Burn: Serbia, 2008
U.S. Security for the Beijing Olympics: China, 2008
Al-Qaida Attack on the Consulate: Saudi Arabia, 2004
A Prayer for Democracy: Burma, 1998
So You Want to Join the Foreign Service?
A Guide to State Department Generalist (FSO) Hiring
Disabled and in the Foreign Service
Which Career Track Is Right for Me?
Acronyms and Terms for the Assessment Process
Weeding Out the Dummies
The Thirteen Dimensions of Foreign Service Work
Preparing for a Career in the Foreign Service: What to Read, Study, and Do
A Guide to State Department Specialist (FSS) Hiring
Joining the U.S. Agency for International Development
Joining the Foreign Agricultural Service
Joining the Foreign Commercial Service
Joining the International Broadcasting Bureau
Internships and Fellowships
Appendix
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Agencies and Organizations
Embassy Offices, Positions, and Related Terms
Foreign Affairs Online Resources
Selected Readings
Study Resources for the Foreign Service Officer Test

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