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Morton I. Abramowitz

AKA Morton Isaac Abramowitz

Born: 20-Jan-1933
Birthplace: Lakewood, NJ

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Turkey, 1989-91

Military service: US Army (1957)

Made a Career Ambassador in 1989.

Wife: (m.)

    University: BA, Stanford University (1953)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1955)
    University: American University (1956)

    US Ambassador to Turkey (1989-91)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1985-89)
    US Ambassador to Thailand (1978-81)
    US Defense Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American, East Asian, and Pacific Affairs (1974-78)
    US State Department Foreign Affairs Analyst (1971-73)
    US State Department Special Assistant, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State (1968-71)
    US State Department International economist (1966-68)
    US State Department Political officer, Hong Kong (1963-66)
    US State Department Consular-Economic Officer, Taipei, Taiwan (1960-62)
    US State Department Program analyst, Taipei, Taiwan (1959-60)
    US Labor Department Labor economist (1957-58)
    US Labor Department Management intern (1956-57)
    International Crisis Group Acting President (1997-98)
    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace President (1991-97)
    The Century Foundation Senior Fellow
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Freedom House
    International Crisis Group Board
    International Rescue Committee Board of Directors
    National Endowment for Democracy Director (2006)
    Open Society Institute Board of Trustees
    Public International Law and Policy Group Balkan Action Council
    The National Interest Advisory council

Author of books:
Remaking China Policy (1972)
Moving the Glacier: The Two Koreas and the Powers (1972)
East Asian Actors and Issues (1991)
China: Can We Have A Policy? (1997)
Turkey's Transformation and American Policy (2000, essays, ed.)
Testing North Korea: The Next Stage in U.S. and Rok Policy (2001, with James T. Laney)
Chasing the Sun: Rethinking East Asian Policy Since 1992 (2006, with Stephen W. Bosworth)


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