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Linda Thomas-Greenfield (born 1952, in Baker, Louisiana) is an American diplomat who served as the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the United States
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Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017.[2][3] She is currently Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group.[4] She has also served as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources (2012–2013), Ambassador to Liberia (2008–2012), and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (2004–2006).[2][5][6] References[edit]

^ "Biographies: Principals". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved November 27, 2015.  ^ a b "Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs". Department of State. Retrieved 2015-03-29.  ^ Morello, Carol (March 2, 2017). "That drip-drip is the sound of two more senior diplomats leaving Foggy Bottom". Washington Post. Retrieved March 10, 2017.  ^ http://www.albrightstonebridge.com/team/linda-thomas-greenfield ^ "Appointments and Resignations - Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs: Who Is Linda Thomas-Greenfield?". AllGov - News. Retrieved 2015-03-29.  ^ "Thomas-Greenfield, Linda (1952- )". The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-03-29. 

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Preceded by Donald Booth United States
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Ambassador to Liberia 2008–2012 Succeeded by Deborah R. Malac

Preceded by Nancy Powell Director General of the Foreign Service 2012–2013 Succeeded by Arnold Chacón

Government offices

Preceded by Donald Yamamoto Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs 2013–2017 Succeeded by Peter Barlerin Acting

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 103488376 LCCN: n2009081245

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