Professor Emeritus; Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala; Former Chairman, Department of Economics and Business, The Catholic University of America

Expertise

  • Economics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Western Civilization

Professional Experience

  • Former Donald E. Bently Professor of Political Economy, The Institute of World Politics
  • Chairman, Department of Economics and Business, The Catholic University of America (1989-1995)
  • Director, Latin American Institute, The Catholic University of America (1965-1982)
  • Senior Area Advisor for Latin America, U.S. Mission to the United Nations (1987-1988)
  • U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala (1984-1987)
  • U.S. Representative to the Economic and Economic and Social Council of the Organization of American States (1982-1984)
  • Senior Advisor, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State (1982-1984).

Email: APiedra@iwp.edu

Education

  • Doctor in Law, 1951, University of Havana;
  • Doctor in Political Economy, 1957, University of Madrid
  • Ph.D. in Economics, 1962, Georgetown University

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