“The End of the West
or the Transatlantic Strategic Partnership Reinvented?”
… a talk by renowned Ambassador James Gadsden
Wednesday, September 15
This unique opportunity provides a way to stay connected with the
active world of politics and international affairs.
Learn More About Ambassador Gadsden
Amb. James I. Gadsden, Former U.S. Ambassador to Iceland; Diplomat-in-Residence
James Gadsden served as U.S. ambassador to Iceland from 2002-2005. He is currently a diplomat-in-residence at the Woodrow Wilson School, having served for over three decades in the U.S. Foreign Service, dealing extensively with European issues and transatlantic relations. Gadsden previously served as the special negotiator for agricultural biotechnology in the State Department’s Bureau for Economic and Business Affairs. From 1997 to 2001, he was deputy assistant secretary of state for European Affairs, and from 1994 to 1997, he was deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Budapest. Gadsden’s past assignments include service as counselor for economic affairs in Paris; economic/political officer at the U.S. Mission to the European Communities in Brussels; and European communities desk officer at the State Department.