Avis Bohlen
32nd United States Ambassador to Bulgaria
In office
September 5, 1996 – August 13, 1999
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byWilliam Dale Montgomery
Succeeded byRichard Miles
Personal details
Born (1940-04-20) April 20, 1940 (age 78)
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Alma materRadcliffe College
Columbia University[1]
ProfessionDiplomat

Avis Thayer Bohlen (born April 20, 1940 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania)[2] is a diplomat and former Assistant Secretary for Arms Control (1999–2002)[3][4] and United States Ambassador to Bulgaria (1996–99).[5]

Life

Her parents were Charles E. Bohlen, former Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953–57),[6] and Avis Howard Thayer.[2] She is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy[7] and Council on Foreign Relations.[8]

References

  1. ^ https://www.academyofdiplomacy.org/member/avis-t-bohle/
  2. ^ a b Avis Howard Thayer Bohlen Papers, 1929–1981 Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine; Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
  3. ^ Yuan, Jing-dong (January 8, 2002). "Bush's ABM bombshell: The fallout in Asia". Asia Times Online. Retrieved December 3, 2010.
  4. ^ "Bolton engineered unlawful ouster with Iraq in mind, ex-aide says". The Reading Eagle. June 5, 2005. p. A5. Retrieved December 3, 2010.
  5. ^ "Hillary Clinton in Bulgaria for conference on women". Bulgarian News Agency. October 11, 1998. Retrieved December 3, 2010.
  6. ^ King, Wayne; Weaver Jr., Warren (March 19, 1986). "BRIEFING; Destination Geneva". The New York Times. Retrieved December 3, 2010.
  7. ^ "Avis T. Bohlen". The American Academy of Diplomacy. August 12, 2009. Archived from the original on 2010-12-03. Retrieved December 3, 2010.
  8. ^ "The French Style". The Washington Times. May 23, 2001. Retrieved December 3, 2010.

External links

  • Papers, 1929-1981. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
William Dale Montgomery
United States Ambassador to Bulgaria
1996–1999
Succeeded by
Richard Monroe Miles