Office of Civil Rights
February 1, 2014

Date: 02/01/2014 Description: Black History Month 2014: Navarro Moore - State Dept Image Navarro Moore is a Foreign Service generalist with the U.S. Department of State, currently serving as a political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia. He worked previously as a consular officer and staff assistant to the Ambassador at the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador. His next assignment will be as Deputy Political Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana.

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Navarro was awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and interned with the Department in Washington, DC, Bangkok (Thailand), and Suva (Fiji). His other experience includes an internship in the U.S. House of Representatives, a stint at the Federal Election Commission as a campaign finance analyst, and an internship at the Claude Pepper Center for Intercultural Dialogue in Tallahassee, Florida.

Navarro holds an M.A. in international affairs from Florida State University and a B.A. in political science from Valdosta State University. He has received several awards for his work with the Department and was featured in the Washington Post and on the U.S. Department of State’s website as part of the Department’s “Life’s a Trip” recruitment campaign. He enjoys practicing his Spanish, playing basketball and golf, reading social psychology books, and mentoring at-risk youth.