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Ambassador Nathaniel W. Howell

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Amb. Howell is the John Minor Maury Jr. Professor of Public Affairs at University of Virginia where he is the director of Institute for Global Policy Research and the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Studies Program. He joined the General Faculty of the University upon retirement from the Foreign Service of the United States in December 1992. During 1991-92, Dr. Howell was assigned to the University as Diplomat-in-Residence in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs. He served as Ambassador to Kuwait from August l987 until December l990, four months after the Iraqi invasion of that country.