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Michigan Ambassadors Forum

This December, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and the American Academy of Diplomacy will co-host a discussion panel of prestigious experts to enhance public understanding of critical foreign policy areas, focusing on U.S. diplomatic efforts around the world

Ambassador Speaker Series

In 2018, the Academy began its collaboration with the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut through a program suggested by Hotchkiss alum and Academy member, Ambassador Robert M. Beecroft. Through this partnership, the Academy has since created the Ambassador Speaker Series, which aims to educate students about the importance of diplomacy.


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"Strengthening the Department of State"

Effective American diplomacy demands a strong Department of State to execute it.  The Academy's new report offers the Department recommendations for how to enhance its structures and processes to better identify, recruit, train, support, equip, and protect its people in the Foreign and Civil Service.

"Academy Press Releases"

Washington, D.C., July 13, 2020 – The Academy calls on the State Department to ensure that all Department officers get the respect and dignity from US law enforcement officials, which every American is entitled to at the border and international entry points, especially while on official duty.

AAD Press Releases

Teaching Resources


AcadofDiplomacy @AcadofDiplomacy

Sep 19

RT @FSIatState: (1/2) With #UNGA75 opening this week, we remember one of our #HeroesofUSDiplomacy, Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, for his remarkable…

AcadofDiplomacy @AcadofDiplomacy

Sep 19

RT @dailytarheel: For some, diplomacy refers to foreign relations, treaties and other international matters. But the speakers at this yea…