William Bodde Edit Profile
Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1961. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1967.
Production control Newsday, Inc., Hempstead, New York, 1954-1961. Program analyst Department Housing & Home Finance, Washington, 1961-1962. Political officer United States Department State, Vienna, 1962-1966, public affairs Washington, 1966-1967, political officer Stockholm, 1967-1970, desk officer, 1970-1972, personnel officer, 1972-1973, political officer Berlin, 1973-1974, Bonn, 1974-1977, director Office Pacific Islands Affairs Washington, 1977-1980, United States ambassador to Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, 1980-1982.
Diplomat-in-residence East-West Center, 1982-1983. Consul general United States Embassy, Frankfurt, 1983-1986. Deputy assistant secretary for Europe & Canadian Affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1986-1989, dean The Senior Seminar, 1989-1992.
United States ambassador to the Marshall Islands Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, 1990-1992. Executive director Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation), 1993. Senior advisory Pacific Basin Economic Council, 1994—2005.
Visiting professor University Hawaii, 1998—2005. Lecturer Johns Hopkins University. Served in United States Army, 1951-1954.
Member of Washington Institute Foreign Affairs, American Foreign Service Association, Cosmos Club.
Married Ingrid Oberle, January 16, 1954. Children: Barbara, Peter William, Christopher Scott.