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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

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APRIL 2017

55

AFSA NEWS

New Staff Join AFSA

AFSA/GEMMADVORAK

Dmitry Filipoff

joins AFSA

as the new Publications

Coordinator. Dmitry gradu-

ated from the University of

California, Merced, with a

bachelor’s degree in political

science. He has interned

and worked for various

public policy organizations

in Washington, D.C., and

volunteers as the editor for

the Center for International

Maritime Security. Born in

Thousand Oaks, California,

Dmitry enjoys reading, writ-

ing and exercise in his free

time.

Julie Hagarty Nutter

joins

AFSA as the new Director of

Professional Policy Issues.

Julie comes to AFSA follow-

ing a 30-year career in the

Foreign Service. She has

served in Nigeria, Liberia,

Iraq, the United Kingdom,

Belgium and Washington,

D.C. She has two master’s

degrees: one in national

strategic resource manage-

ment from the National

Defense University, and

the other in international

economics from George-

town University’s School of

Foreign Service, where she

also obtained her under-

graduate degree in interna-

tional politics. Immediately

before taking the position

at AFSA, Julie completed

a professional certificate

in group facilitation from

Georgetown’s School of

Continuing Studies. She has

two daughters and lives in

Vienna, Virginia.

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AFSA/GEMMADVORAK

Welcome to Spring Interns

AFSA is happy to welcome

our new spring interns.

• Scholarship:

Matt Mitzel

is a senior at the University of

Maryland, majoring in com-

munications on the public

relations track with a minor in

Spanish. He is originally from

Carroll County, Maryland.

• Communications:

Theo

Horn is a junior at Syracuse

University, studying political

science and policy studies.

Theo hails from Kutztown,

Pennsylvania.

• Awards:

James

Schiphorst is from Mel-

bourne, Australia, where he is

currently in his final year of a

bachelor’s degree in interna-

tional relations.

• Executive:

There are

two interns for the executive

session this spring; Maggie

McMorrow is a sophomore

at George Washington

University, studying interna-

tional affairs with a minor in

Spanish. She is from Ipswich,

Massachusetts.

Benjamin Mooney is a

freshman at American Uni-

versity, studying finance and

business administration. He

is from Brookline, Massachu-

setts.

Dmitry Filipoff

Julie Nutter

• Advertising:

Ivàn Esca-

milla is a graduate student at

American University, study-

ing international affairs. He

hails from Dyer, Indiana.

AFSA thanks depart-

ing interns Tyler Dumont,

Katherine Perroots, Kellen

Johansen, Rebecca Yim, Abi

Raj and Eka Cipta Putera

Chandra for their great work:

Wish them the best.

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WRITE FOR THE

JOURNAL

!

We welcome your writing on any topic of concern to the FS community, or choose

among the focus topics (available via the AFSA website,

www.afsa.org/edcalendar

).

The

Journal

is always seeking strong Speaking Out submissions (1,500-1,800 words),

Reflections (700 words) and features (1,500-2,000 words). See Author Guidelines for

more detail (

www.afsa.org/fsj-author-guidelines)

.

We also invite you to share your thoughts on

Journal

articles by sending a letter to

the editor. Please send feedback and submissions to

journal@afsa.org.

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ANNOUNCEMENT