“U.S. Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring”

Room 06, Sage Hall, Beirut campus

 The School of Arts and Sciences and the International Affairs Program are organizing a lecture and discussion with Danielle Garbe, political/economic/commercial chief at the U.S. embassy in Lebanon. The lecture, titled “U.S. foreign policy and the Arab Spring” will be held during Dr. Imad Salamey’s seminar.


Danielle Garbe joined the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon as the political and economic section chief in July 2011. A career U.S. foreign service officer, her most recent assignment was as a director for Southern European Affairs at the National Security Council, where she was responsible for the White House’s engagement with Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Greece, the Republic of Cyprus, Italy, Spain, and Portugal. She served as a Pearson Fellow in the U.S. Congress from 2009-2010, working on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq on the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees for Senator Ted Kaufman of Delaware. She has also served in Washington as the Turkey desk officer, as the special assistant to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, as a watch officer in the State Department’s Operations Center, and as a staff assistant in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. She received a master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

Event contact: Dr. Imad Salamey, or ext: 1494