Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

Awardee News: Sharon Hudson-Dean Writing for USC Blog

2012 achievement award winner and U.S. Embassy Harare Public Affairs Counselor Sharon Hudson-Dean in 2011 speaking to 400 high school girls about Women’s History Month

Sharon Hudson-Dean, a 2012 Public Diplomacy Achievement Award winner, is now a regular contributor to the Center for Public Diplomacy (CPD) blog, published by University of Southern California. […]

Senate Confirms Stengel as Public Diplomacy Undersecretary

11 February 2014. The U.S. Senate confirmed Richard Allan Stengel as Undersecretary of State for public diplomacy and public affairs. Stengel was managing editor of Time magazine and CEO of the National Constitution Center. According to the Washington Post, Stengel was senior adviser and chief speechwriter for former senator Bill Bradley’s 2000 presidential campaign.



John Zogby Discusses Strategies to Engage Millenials at PDAA, AFSA Forum [UPDATED]

UPDATE 2: A little snow won’t stop us. The forum with John Zogby is still on for Tuesday, March 4.

UPDATE 1: New date and time for the event.

Pollster and political analyst John Zogby will examine attitudes of young Americans and offer ideas about harnessing their talents for global engagement at a […]

New Book Tells About Life in Cold War Public Diplomacy


Frederick (Tony) Mabbatt, a retired Foreign Service Officer, published a new book describing his and his family’s experiences during Mabbatt’s career in diplomacy. On the Front Lines of the Cold War is a first-person narrative telling of Mabbatt’s work in Sudan, Jordan, Brazil, Tanzania, Indonesia, and the Netherlands. According to the book notes, […]