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James Michael Spiegelman

international affairs expert

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.

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