Foreign Policy and the US Presidential Election

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Ambassador Shearer served in the Clinton administration as an economics official in the Commerce Department, and then as Ambassador to Finland (1994-97).After diplomatic service, Ambassador Shearer was a fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute and then at the Woodrow Wilson Scholars Center in Washington, DC. He served as a foreign policy advisor to Vice President Gore during the 2000 Presidential campaign and to Senator Hillary Clinton in the 2007-2008 Presidential primary contests. He is currently at Occidental College, where he directs the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs and is Stuart Chevalier Professor of Diplomacy and World Affairs.