Sarukhan Returns as CPD Distinguished Fellow

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is proud to announce the return of Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan to the Center as the CPD Distinguished Fellow for the 2014-2015 academic year.

A career diplomat, Ambassador Sarukhan served in the Mexican Foreign Service for 20 years, most recently as Mexican Ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2013. Previously, he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs, the Chief of Policy Planning at the Foreign Ministry, and the Mexican Consul-General to New York City.

During the 2013-2014 academic year, Ambassador Sarukhan examined Mexico-U.S. Relations in his “Can Public Diplomacy Help Bridge the Gap Between Reality and Perceptions?” He was also instrumental in our Distant Neighbors event, which theorized the possibility of the U.S. and Mexico co-hosting the 2026 World Cup.

Sarukhan's full bio can be found here

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