2023 Awards Luncheon

On Thursday, November 9, 2023 the American Academy of Diplomacy presented the

2023 Annual Awards Ceremony

The Awards

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Award
for exemplary contributions to the field of American Diplomacy to

Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch


Henrietta Fore Award for Excellence in Development

M. Peter McPherson

and Special Recognition to

U.S. Government Locally Employed Staff in Afghanistan


The Douglas Dillon Book Award
for a Book of Distinction on the Practice of American Diplomacy to

Our Man in Tokyo
By Steve Kemper


The Arthur Ross Media Award
for Distinguished Reporting and Analysis of Foreign Affairs to

Michele Kelemen


Thomas L. Friedman