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Thomas Michael Cynkin

Thomas Michael Cynkin, American diplomat. Recipient Certified Appreciation Office Secretary of Defense, 1980; Ruhl J. Bartlett scholar, 1983-1984. Member International Institute Strategic Studies, American Foreign Service Association, Foreign Service Club, The George Town Club, Jamaica Club.

Background

  • Cynkin, Thomas Michael was born on June 2, 1958 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Son of Morris A. and Ruth (Chesbro) Cynkin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1980. Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University, 1984.

    Career

    • Research associate Institute Foreign Policy Analysis, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983-1984. Adjunct research fellow Kennedy School Government Harvard University, 1983-1984. Vice consul, 3d secretary American Embassy, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, 1985-1986, 2nd secretary political section Tokyo, since 1989.

      Foreign service instructor Arlington, 1986-1987. Operations officer Executive Secretariat United States Department State, Washington, 1987-1988, foreign service instructor Arlington, 1988-1989.

    Works

    • Author: Soviet and American Signaling in the Polish Crisis, 1988. (with others) Shattering Europe's Defense Consensus, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member International Institute Strategic Studies, American Foreign Service Association, Foreign Service Club, The George Town Club, Jamaica Club.

    Connections

    • father: Morris A. Cynkin
    • mother: Ruth (Chesbro) Cynkin
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    Born June 2, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1980
      Tufts University
    • 1982
      Tufts University
    • 1984
      Tufts University
    • 1983 - 1984
      Research associate, Institute Foreign Policy Analysis
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      adjunct research fellow, Kennedy School Government Harvard University
    • 1986 - 1987
      foreign service instructor, Arlington
    • 1987 - 1988
      operations officer, Executive Secretariat United States Department State
      Washington, United States
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