Persuasive profs

Arturo Valenzuela ’71GSAS is the new U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. Previously, he was professor of government at Georgetown and director of that university’s Center for Latin American Studies . . . Thomas Hull ’73SIPA, a professor of international relations at Simmons College, received a Presidential Meritorious Service Award in November. He was recognized for his work as U.S. ambassador to Sierra Leone from 2004 to 2007, during which time he took a lead role in peacekeeping efforts.

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