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James Michael Spiegelman

James Michael Spiegelman, American international affairs expert. Member World Affairs Council, Washington; Member American Political Science Association, United Nations Association of the United States, National Geography Society, Penn Club of New York.

Background

  • Spiegelman, James Michael was born on August 13, 1958 in Atlantic City. Son of William and Barbara (Cohen) Spiegelman.

  • Education

    • Student, London Polytechnic, 1979. Bachelor in Political Science, University Pennsylvania, 1980. Master of Arts in International Affairs, American University, 1984.

    Career

    • Account executive United Exposition Service Company, Inc., Washington, 1980—1982. Research fellow Congressional Research Service, United States Library. Congress, 1984; writer, editor Hudson Research International, Paris, 1985—1990.

      Director research and programs Center for International Business and Trade, Georgetown University, Washington, 1986—1991. Deputy policy director United States Senator Bob Kerrey for President Campaign, 1991—1992. Special assistant to George Soros, founder Open Society Institute, New York City, 1992—1993.

      Senior international analyst Athena Global Investments, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1994. Chief of staff United Nations Association of United States of America, New York City, 1995—1996. Consultant editor Business Week Executive Programs, 1996—2000.

      Editor The Global Challenge—Latin American in the World Economy, since 1999. Director communications and public affairs The Aspen Institute, Washington, since 2001.

    Works

    • Co-editor: Impediments to the United States-Arab Economic Relations: Progress in the Midst of Crisis, 1989. Editor-in-chief Commercial International Bank&T Analyst, quarterly newsletter, 1986-1990. Senior editor The Aspen Idea.

      Contributor numerous articles on United States politics and international affairs to newspapers and professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member World Affairs Council, Washington. Member American Political Science Association, United Nations Association of the United States, National Geography Society, Penn Club of New York.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth J. Kannan, August 21, 1993. Children: Jack Morrison, Elizabeth Margaret.
    • father: William Spiegelman
    • mother: Barbara (Cohen) Spiegelman
    • spouse: Elizabeth J. Kannan
    • children: Jack Morrison Spiegelman
    • Elizabeth Margaret Spiegelman
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    Born August 13, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1979
      London Polytechnic
    • 1980
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1984
      American University
    • 1980 - 1982
      Account executive, United Exposition Service Company
      Washington, United States
    • 1984
      research fellow, Congressional Research Service
    • 1985 - 1990
      writer, ational
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1985 - 1990
      editor Hudson Research Intern, ational
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      director, research and programs Center for International Business and Trade
      Washington, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      deputy policy director, United States Senator Bob Kerrey for President Campaign
    • 1992 - 1993
      special assistant, to George Soros
    • 1994
      senior, international analyst Athena Global Investments
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
    • 1995 - 1996
      chief of staff United Nations Association of United States of America
    • 1996
      consultant, editor Business Week Executive Programs
    • 1999
      editor The Global Challenge?CoLatin American in the World Economy
    • 2001
      director, communications and public affairs The Aspen Institute
      Washington, United States
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