Office of Civil Rights
May 1, 2012

Date: 05/01/2012 Description: Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2012: Jason Chue - State Dept Image Jason Chue is a career Foreign Service officer from New York City. Since joining the Foreign Service in June 2005, he has served in two overseas assignments. From 2005 to 2007, he was a consular officer in Caracas, Venezuela. Afterwards, he served in a rotational position in Nicosia, Cyprus as assistant public affairs officer from 2008-2009 and political-economic officer from 2009-2010. Since returning to the Department in 2010, Jason has been a multilateral affairs officer in the Office of United Nations Political Affairs (IO/UNP), covering UN Security Council issues related to European and Eurasian affairs, international tribunals, and nonproliferation and disarmament. His next assignment, following long-term language training, will be as the Deputy Branch Chief of the American Institute of Taiwan in Kaohsiung.

Prior to joining the State Department, Jason practiced commercial litigation at a law firm in New York and served as a law clerk in federal district court. He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and holds a B.A. in psychology and linguistics from Emory University. He speaks Spanish, Turkish, Portuguese, French, German, and the Shanghainese dialect of Chinese.