2022 Awards Luncheon

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022 the American Academy of Diplomacy presented the

2022 Annual Awards Ceremony


The Awards

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

Thomas R. Pickering

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, U.S. Ambassador and Representative to the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, India, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.



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

Winning and Losing the Nuclear Peace: The Rise, Demise, and Revival of Arms Control

By Michael Krepon


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

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Clarissa Ward
Chief International Correspondent, CNN

Recipient in Reporting


Yaroslav Trofimov
Chief Foreign-Affairs Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

Recipient in Reporting


In addition, the Academy is presenting a special award for outstanding work to:
The Kyiv Independent, an English-language Ukrainian online newspaper
founded in 2021.