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William A. Rugh

AKA Wiliam Arthur Rugh

Born: 10-May-1936
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Yemen, 1984-87

Wife: (three children)

    University: BA, Oberlin College (1958)
    University: Hamburg University, Germany (1958-59)
    University: MA, School of Advanced International Studies (1961)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1964)

    US Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (1992-95)
    US Information Agency Director, Near East and South Asia Bureau (1989-92)
    US Ambassador to Yemen (1984-87)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Damascus, Syria (1981-84)
    US Information Agency Country Public Affairs Officer, Cairo, Egypt (1976-81)
    US Information Agency Deputy Assistant Director for Near East (1973-76)
    Council on Foreign Relations Fellow (1972-73)
    US Information Agency Senior Policy Officer, Office of the Asst. Dir. for Near East and South Asia (1971-72)
    US Information Agency Country Public Affairs Officer, Jidda, Saudi Arabia (1969-71)
    US Information Agency Branch Public Affairs Officer, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1967-69)
    US Information Agency Asst. Public Affairs Officer, Jidda, Saudi Arabia (1966-67)
    US Information Agency Cultural Officer, Cairo, Egypt (1965-66)
    US Information Agency Language training, Beirut (1964-65)
    Assassination Attempt while Ambassador to Yemen

Author of books:
Riyadh: History and Guide (1969, travel)
The Arab Press: News Media and Political Process in the Arab World (1979)
Arab Mass Media: Newspapers, Radio, and Television in Arab Politics (2004)
Engaging the Arab & Islamic Worlds Though Public Diplomacy: A Report and Action Recommendations (2004, foreign policy, ed.)
American Encounters With Arabs: The "Soft Power" of U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Middle East (2005)


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