American Society of Diplomacy and Political Science

The American Society of Diplomacy and Political Sciences is the University’s premier association for diplomats and government officials. It is currently headed by H.E. Alfredo Palacio, 44th President of the Republic of Ecuador. Other prominent members include more than twenty city mayors, five commissioners, and H.E. General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, former Prime Minister of Thailand. The focus of the American Society of Diplomacy and Political Sciences is to promote good governance and to share experiences among political and community leaders so as to foster sustainable development and peace. Activities include academic conferences, visits to government bodies, public lectures, galas, and short certificate courses in topics related to Diplomacy and Political Sciences. Membership is an honor and bestows the rank of Associate Fellow or Fellow. Members are entitle to wear the medal of American Society of Diplomacy and Political Sciences pending from a green ribbon. There are fellows in more than twenty countries. There are four membership levels: junior member, associate fellow, fellow, distinguished fellow. To apply for membership please send a cover letter and your full cv to 

Distinguished Fellows:

- H.E. Alfredo Palacio, 44th President of the Republic of Ecuador

- H.E. General Chavalit Yonchaiyudh, Former Prime Minister of Thailand

- Honorable Marjorie Murillo, Councilwoman of Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA

- Honorable Michael Fridovich, Councilman of the City of Gulfport, Florida, USA

- HH Prince Sawath Pathanak of Laos

- H.E. Jacky Deromedi, Senator of the Republic of France

- Honorable Alban Zeneli, Member of Parliament of the Republic of Albania

- Honorable Yili Alushi, President of the Albanian Red Cross

- Dr. Greivin Arrieta, Rector of the Issac Newton University of Costa Rica

- H.E. Frederic Lefevre, Former Secretary of Commerce of France

- Honorable Lubby Navarro, School Board Member, Miami-Dade County, Florida

- Honorable Hauaki Deguchi, President of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Beppu, Japan)

- H.E. AMB Marcelo Valera, Former Ambassador of Costa Rica for Turkey

- H.E. AMB Zef Bushati, Former Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to the Holy See

- Honorable Dr. Juan Pereira, Rector of the Universidad de Yacambu, Venezuela

- Honorable Patricia Fairclough-Staggers, Vice Mayor of the City of Homestead, Florida, USA

- Honorable Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA

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