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Earl Anthony Wayne, Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan. Recipient Presidential Distinguished Service award, 2001, Distinguished Honor award, United States Department State, 2005, Presidential Meritorious Service award, Paul Wellstone Anti-Slavery Ambassador of the Year award, 2008.


Wayne, Earl Anthony was born in 1950.


Bachelor in Political Science, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Master of Arts in Political Science, Princeton University, 1975. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1973.

Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1984.


Joined Foreign Service, 1975, various positions. Special assistant to secretary United States Department State, 1981—1983. First secretary United States Embassy, Paris, 1984—1987.

National security correspondent Christian Science Monitor, 1987—1989. Director regional affairs United States Ambassador at Large for Counter-Terrorism, 1989—1991. Director Western European affairs National Security Council, 1991—1993.

Deputy chief mission United States Mission to European Union, 1993—1996. Department assistant secretary for Europe and Canada United States Department State, Washington, 1996—1997, principal deputy assistant secretary for European affairs, 1997—2000, assistant secretary for economic & business affairs, 2000—2006, interim under secretary for economic business and agricultural affairs, 2005, United States ambassador to Argentina Buenos Aires, 2006—2009, assistant United States ambassador to Afghanistan, coordinating director for development & economic affairs Kabul, 2009—2010, deputy United States ambassador to Afghanistan, since 2010.


Married; 2 children.