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Diplomat-in-Residence Biography
Doria Rosen

University of Illinois at Chicago

Doria Rosen was assigned as Deputy Principal Officer to US Consulate General Frankfurt on November 1, 2008, coming from the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland, where she served as Consul General. Doria was Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland from 2001-2004. Prior to Iceland, Doria served as Director of the Office of Public and Diplomatic Liaison in the Visa Directorate of the Bureau of Consular Affairs in Washington, D.C.

A career member of the U.S. Department of State since 1981, her first Foreign Service tour was as vice consul in Bucharest, Romania. She subsequently served in consular positions in Stuttgart, Seoul, Accra, Manila and Frankfurt. She also served as political analyst in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Soviet and East European affairs (INR/SOV/EE) and as the political/ military affairs officer in Berlin shortly after reunification of Germany.

Doria was born in New York City on September 7, 1950. After attending local public schools she graduated from Vassar College in 1972 with an A.B. in psychology and a minor in education. In 1975 she received a J.D. from Hofstra University Law School. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1976, the Military Court of Appeals in 1976, and to the California State Bar in 1977. From 1976 -1979 she served on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in Heidelberg, Germany (Captain with International Law Division/Office of Opinions and Policy). She has studied French, Romanian and German. Doria has three adult children: Michael, Thomas, and Katharine.