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Thomas Michael Cynkin

diplomat

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.

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