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Leadership

John D. Ciorciari

John D. Ciorciari is an associate professor of public policy and director of the Ford School's Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center. His research focuses on international law and politics in the Global South. He is the author…
Professors of practice

Melvyn Levitsky

Senior Advisor
Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky (levitsky@umich.edu), a retired career minister in the U.S. Foreign Service, is a professor of international policy and practice at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Prior to joining the…
Professors of practice

Susan D. Page

Professor of Practice in International Diplomacy
Ambassador Susan D. Page, a former diplomat, joined the Ford School faculty, and the Weiser Diplomacy Center in 2020 as a Professor of Practice in International Diplomacy. She also serves as a Professor from Practice at the Law School. Page has…
Visiting policy practitioners

Bama Athreya

Dr. Bama Athreya has more than twenty years’ experience on international labor issues, gender and social inclusion, and business and human rights.  She is currently a head of gender, equity and inclusion at Laudes Foundation. In 2020, Dr. Athreya was…
Visiting policy practitioners

Richard Boucher

Richard Boucher is a senior US diplomat turned teacher. Over a thirty-two year career, he served in numerous leadership positions and achieved the highest rank in the U.S. Foreign Service as Career Ambassador.  Richard’s career began in China at…
Visiting policy practitioners

Carolyn Brehm

At Ford School, Carolyn Brehm co-taught a course with Richard Boucher (ret.) Exercising Influence: Corporate, Governmental, and NGO Diplomacy. Carolyn Brehm is a corporate executive with more than 40 years of experience in global government…
Visiting policy practitioners

Susan Elliott

At Ford School, Ambassador Elliott participated at events on Media, Information, and the U.S. Russia Relationship in a conversation with Dr. Yevgenia Albats and Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky, hosted a seminar and advised students. Ambassador…
Visiting policy practitioners

Carol Giacomo

Carol Giacomo, a former diplomatic correspondent for Reuters in Washington, covered foreign policy for the international wire service for more than two decades before joining the Times editorial board in August 2007. In her previous position, she…
Visiting policy practitioners

Daniel Shields

Ambassador (Ret.) Daniel Shields consults, teaches courses and conducts simulations relating to diplomacy and U.S.-Asia relations.  From 2015-18, while on detail from the U.S. State Department as the Diplomatic Advisor to the Commandant at the U.S.…
Faculty affiliates

Lou Fintor

Diplomat in Residence - North Central Region "Virtual" University of Michigan drop-in office hours Tuesdays and Thursdays, 0900-1200 or by appointment. Email DIRNorthCentral@state.gov for scheduling. Lou Fintor is the Ford School’s…