FORA.tv Speaker - Priscilla Clapp
Priscilla A. Clapp is a retired Minister-Counselor in the U.S. Foreign Service. She is currently involved in community and academic work with several institutions. During her career, Mrs. Clapp served as Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Burma (1999-2002), Deputy Chief of Mission in the US Embassy in South Africa (1993-96), Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Refugee Programs (1989-1993), and other prestigious positions in embassies abroad. She has also worked on the State Department’s Planning Staff, in the East Asian, Political Military, and International Organizations Bureaus, and with the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Prior to her government service, Mrs. Clapp spent ten years in policy and arms control research, under contract to the MIT Center for International Studies as a research associate of the Brookings Institution. She has authored many influential works, most recently including “Building Democracy in Burma” for the US Institute of Peace and Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy (2006). Mrs. Clapp speaks Russian, Japanese, French, and some Burmese.
01.10.08 | 01:32:00 min
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