John Campbell (diplomat)
Campbell had previously served as United States Ambassador to Nigeria. He was appointed by President George W. Bush and served from May 20, 2004 to November 1, 2007. He was succeeded by Robin R. Sanders.
Campbell previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources at the State Department. His numerous overseas postings include service as a political counselor in Nigeria in the late 1980s and in South Africa in the mid 1990s during the transition from apartheid to majority rule.
- State Department Inspector General Issues Report on the Office of the Historian, National Coalition for History Blog, 5 June 2009; accessed 7 June 2009.
- United States Department of State: Biography of John Campbell
- United States Embassy in Abuja: Biography of the ambassador
- AllAfrica.com – “Nigeria: ‘Richer’ Relationship the Result of Nigeria’s Democratic Transformation, Despite Flaws, Says U.S. Ambassador”
Doctor of Philosophy Master of Arts (postgraduate)
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