RSU to Host U.S. Department of State Diplomat-in-Residence

Members of the Rogers State University community are invited to a public session featuring U.S. Department of State Diplomat-in-Residence Amanda Johnson. The public session is part of a day-long visit and is scheduled for Monday, February 24 at 12 p.m. in Health Sciences 131 on the Claremore Campus of RSU.

PUBLIC SESSION: U.S. Department of State Diplomat-in-Residence
Monday, Feb. 24th — 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Health Sciences 131

The focus of Johnson’s visit is connecting students interested in foreign and civil service careers with professional guidance on internships, fellowships and career opportunities. Her visit is coordinated by Assistant Professor of History and Political Science Dr. David Bath.

Johnson joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 2002 and currently serves as the Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Oklahoma. She recruits for the U.S. Department of State in the central region, covering the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Dakota. She most recently served as the Spokesperson and Deputy Public Affairs Advisor at the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels, Belgium from 2016-2019. She has held assignments as the Senior Poland Desk Officer, as a Special Assistant in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington and as the Public Affairs Officer in Beirut, Lebanon. 

Diplomats in Residence (DIRs) are career Foreign Service Officers and Specialists located throughout the U.S. who provide guidance and advice on careers, internships and fellowships to students and professionals in the communities they serve. DIRs are available to answer questions and share insight with those interested in Foreign and Civil Service careers, internships and fellowships.

For further information please contact Dr. David Bath at 918-343-6820 or [email protected]