Location: Special Collections Room, Thurgood Marshall Library
Contact Name: Dr. M. Sammye Miller
Phone Number: 301-860-3664
Description: Ambassador Teddy B. Taylor will be the keynote speaker for the departmental honors program. Taylor is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, holding the rank of Minister Counselor. He is also the current Diplomat in Residence at Howard University's Ralph J. Bunche Center, which fosters awareness of International Affairs. He serves as the U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea. A native of Washington, D.C., Taylor is a 1975 graduate of Florida A&M University. He joined the Foreign Service in 1978, serving his first tour at the American Embassy in Guatemala City, Republic of Guatemala.