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Emily A. Plumb ’96

Emily A. Plumb
 Political Section Chief
U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia


 B.A., Wofford College (1996)
M.S. in foreign service, Georgetown University, Washington, D,C.

Career Highlights:

 During her career as a foreign service officer, Plumb has served as staff assistant to the assistant secretary of state for African affairs, as consular officer in the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, and as assistant public affairs officer and political officer in the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Before joining the diplomatic corps, Plumb worked for the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration (NASA). In 2000, as a David L. Boren National Security Education Fellow, Plumb researched grassroots peace-building initiatives in East Africa. She is the co-author of a book chapter in Ending Civil Wars: The Implementation of Peace Agreements (ed. Stedman, Rothchild and Cousens, 2002).

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