Lab Fellow - Christopher Hill
Dean, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
Ambassador Christopher Hill is the dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies since September 2010. Ambassador Hill is a former career diplomat, a four-time ambassador, nominated by three presidents, whose last post was as Ambassador to Iraq from April 2009 until August 2010. Prior to Iraq, he served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2005 until 2009 during which he was also the head of the U.S. delegation to the Six Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue. Earlier, he was the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea (2004). Previously he served as U.S. Ambassador to Poland (2000-2004), Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia (1996-1999) and Special Envoy to Kosovo (1998-1999). Ambassador Hill also served as a Special Assistant to the President and a Senior Director on the staff of the National Security Council. He graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A. in economics. Ambassador Hill received an M.A. from the Naval War College in 1994. He speaks Polish, Serbo-Croatian, and Macedonian.
Aftermath: Diplomacy in a New Age. New York: Simon & Schuster, INC., 2014.
"The Elusive Vision of a Non-nuclear North Korea," The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 36, No. 2, (Spring 2013).