William Arthur Rugh Edit Profile
Student, Hamburg U., Germany, 1958-1959; Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1958; Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1967.
Near East policy director, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1971-1972; deputy assistant director, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1973-1976; public affairs counsellor, United States Embassy, Cairo, 1976-1981; deputy chief of mission, United States Embassy, Damascus, Syria, 1981-1984; ambassador, United States Embassy, Sanaa, Yemen, 1984-1987; diplomat in residence, Fletcher School Tufts U., Medford, Massachusetts, 1987-1989; director Near East, North Africa, South Asia divisions, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1989-1992; United States ambassador to United Arab Emirates,, Abu Dhabi, 1992-1995; president, America-Mideast Edition and Training Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Washington, since 1995.
Trustee American University Cairo. Member Middle East Institute, Middle East Studies Association, Council Foreign Relations.
Married Andrea Scott Bear, July 12, 1958. Children– David William, Douglas Edward, Nicholas Alexander.