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James I. Wasserstrom, American diplomat. Board directors Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, since 1994, Gilsey House, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1997. Member Foreign Policy Association.

Background

Wasserstrom, James I. was born on October 25, 1955 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William Jacob and Rose Ruth (Friedenberg) Wasserstrom.

Education

Bachelor in German and History, Tufts University, 1977. Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1980.

Career

Programmer, administrative officer, United Nations Development Programme, Port Morosby, Papua New Guinea, 1981-1983;programmer, administrative officer, United Nations Development Programme, Seoul, 1983-1985;recruitment officer, United Nations Development Programme, New York City, 1985-1987;chief finance and fundraising, United Nations Capital Development Fund, New York City, 1988-1993;chief finance Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme, New York City, 1993-1996;country advisor, United Nations Capital Development Programme, New York City, since 1996. Member of advisory board Fletcher Forum, Medford, Massachusetts, 1990-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Board directors Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, since 1994, Gilsey House, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1997. Member Foreign Policy Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theater, sports, running.

Connections

Married Denise Elaine Plaza, August 9, 1985. Children: Alessandra Rose, Celena Michaela.

father:
William Jacob Wasserstrom

mother:
Rose Ruth (Friedenberg) Wasserstrom

spouse:
Denise Elaine Plaza

children:
Alessandra Rose Wasserstrom

Celena Michaela Wasserstrom