We are pleased to announce a guest lecture by
Frank J. Finver
Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy

US and Current Affairs

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
at 4:00 p.m.


American Studies Center, room 116,
al. Niepodległości 22, Warsaw.


Frank Jonathan Finver is a career member of the senior Foreign Service. Before taking up his position as Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, he served in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) as a senior advisor working on efforts to counter Islamic State messaging in order to weaken and defeat that threat. He previously served as U.S. Embassy spokesman in Baghdad, public affairs officer in Jerusalem, political officer in Tel Aviv, and various jobs in Zagreb, Lisbon, and Moscow and in the NEA, Economic and Business Affairs as well as the Environment and Science bureaus in Washington.

Frank is the recipient of two Superior Honor Awards and five Meritorious Honor Awards. He has a BA and MA in International Relations from American University in Washington, D.C. and speaks (or has spoken) Arabic, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Hebrew, Portuguese, and some Polish.

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