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Ambassador Tatiana C. Gfoeller is a veteran U.S. Diplomat, having joined the Department of State in 1984. Her previous foreign postings have included: Poland, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Soviet Union, Belgium, Russia, and Turkmenistan. She has served as a Deputy Principal Officer in Russia and Deputy Chief of Mission in Turkmenistan. She most recently served as Consul General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Ms. Gfoeller was awarded the Rusk Fellowship in 2000, and taught Masters degree classes in political science at Georgetown University and wrote a book on U.S. foreign policy interests in the Caspian Basin. She speaks Russian, French, Polish, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. She is a member of numerous foreign affairs organizations, including the Council of Foreign Relations.
Ms. Gfoeller has a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Science from Georgetown University, in addition to a Certificate of International Law Studies from the University of Florence.