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Anthony Quainton

Distinguished Diplomat in Residence School of International Service

Ambassador Anthony Quainton is the Diplomat-in-Residence and a professor of U.S. Foreign Policy, having previously served in the United States Foreign Service and held ambassadorships to the Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Kuwait, and Peru.

Degrees

LHD, La Roche College; B.Litt, Oxford University; BA, Princeton University

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Office
SIS-School of Intl Service
SIS - 200E
Contact Info
(202) 885-1669 (Office)

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For the Media
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Teaching

  • Spring 2016

    • SIS-653 Topics in U.S. Foreign Policy: Diplomatic Practice
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    • SISU-369 Topics in Public Diplomacy: Diplomatic Practice
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  • Fall 2016

    • HNRS-302 Honors Collqm in Social Sc: Peru: Where Two Worlds Meet
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    • SIS-653 Topics in U.S. Foreign Policy: USFP toward the Middle East
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Department of State Distinguished Honor Award
  • Presidential Meritorious Service Award (twice)
  • William R. Rivkin Award, American Foreign Service Association
  • Christian A. Herter Award, American Foreign Service Association

Executive Experience

  • Trustee, La Roche College
  • Member, International Policy Committee of the Catholic Bishops Conference
  • Chairman of the Board, Washington Theological Consortium
  • Vice-Chairman, Public Diplomacy Council
  • President, Lions Foundation of Washington

Selected Publications

  • "Terrorism and Political Violence: A Permanent Challenge to Governments," Terrorism, Legitimacy, and Power, Wesleyan University Press, 1983.   
  • "Moral and Ethical Considerations in Defining a Counter Terrorist Policy," The Rationalization of Terrorism, Altheia Books, 1982.   
  • "Terrorism Policy, Action and Reactions," Perspectives on Terrorism, Scholarly Resources Inc, 1983.   
  • "Diplomacy: Still Our First Line of Defense," America, January 20, 2003.   
  • "After the Revolution," America, October 4, 2004.   
  • "Searching for Mexico's Future," America, December 4, 2006.   
  • "Refocusing America's Message," Americas Dialogue with the World, ed. William P. Kiehl, 2007.