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Tracey Ann Jacobson, former ambassador. Recipient Superior Honor award, United States Department State, Meritorious Honor award.


Jacobson, Tracey Ann was born in 1965.


Jacobson received her Bachelor of Arts from , and her Master of Arts from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. Jacobson has studied Albanian, Serbian, French, Russian, Spanish, Korean, and Tajiki.


Jacobson served as Deputy Executive Secretary at the National Security Council at the White House, where she facilitated the development of foreign policy initiatives for the National Security Advisor and the President. Her domestic assignments have included the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, and the Office of the Under Secretary for Management. She also served as the Deputy Director of the State Department's Foreign Service Institute.

Jacobson served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia, as the U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan (August 2003-July 2006), and as the United States Ambassador to Tajikistan from August 2006 until resigning from that position in August 2009 (replaced by Kenneth E Gross, Jr as of 12 August 2009). From 2012 to 2015, Jacobson served as the U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo. Since August 2015, Jacobson has been serving as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of International Organization Affairs.


Jacobson, a career member of the United States Foreign Service, has served overseas in Seoul, South Korea, Nassau, Bahamas, and Moscow, Russia.


Married Lars Anders Johansson. 1 stepchild Emmelie Johansson.

Lars Anders Johansson