Robert L. Barry
|United States Ambassador to Bulgaria|
November 25, 1981 – July 12, 1984
|Preceded by||Jack Richard Perry|
|Succeeded by||Melvyn Levitsky|
|United States Ambassador to Indonesia|
July 7, 1992 – July 10, 1995
|Preceded by||John Cameron Monjo|
|Succeeded by||J. Stapleton Roy|
|Profession||Diplomat, Career Ambassador|
A member of Dartmouth College's Class of 1956, he was his class' 50th-year reunion honorary degree recipient, receiving a Doctor of Laws at the College's 236th Commencement Exercises on June 11, 2006. Barry also received a master's degree from Columbia University in 1962.
He was the United States ambassador to Indonesia from 1992 to 1995; he also served as ambassador to Bulgaria from 1981 to 1984. He was the head of the US delegation to the Stockholm Conference on Disarmament in Europe 1985-1987,the Deputy Director of the Voice of America 1988-1990 and the Coordinator of US Assistance to Eastern Europe 1990-1992. Following retirement he was the Head of Mission for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1998-2001.