Mary Ann Peters to Lead The Carter Center at Emory University

mary_peters_secMary Ann Peters was named executive officer of The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, effective September 2. The center is named for former president Jimmy Carter and is affiliated with Emory University, where President Carter serves as a University Distinguished Professor. The center advances human rights and democracy around the world.

Peters spent 30 years as a career diplomat for the U.S. State Department. From 2000 to 2003, she was the U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh.  During the Clinton administration, Peters served as deputy assistant secretary of state and as director for European and Canadian Affairs at the National Security Council.

Since 2008, Peters has been the provost at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University in California and a master of international studies degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

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