James Creagan

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James Francis Creagan (born 1940) is a United States diplomat. From 1996 to 1999, he served as U.S. Ambassador to Honduras. Previously, he had served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy to the Holy See and Italy, the Consul General in São Paulo, Brazil and the Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Brasília. Although he retired broadly from public service in 1999, he stepped in briefly in 2009 in Bolivia as special Chargé d'Affaires.[1]

Creagan is the director of the Center for International Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word, where he teaches courses for the Government and International Affairs Department. Formerly, he served as president of John Cabot University in Rome.

In January 2016, Ambassador Creagan was named the Ambassador Eugene Scassa Visiting Professor of International Diplomacy at St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas where he teaches courses in the Political Science Department.


  1. ^ Mary Frances Monckton Hendrix (20 November 2009). "Professor serves his country as ambassador in Bolivia". The Word Online. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 


Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
William Thornton Pryce
United States Ambassador to Honduras
1996 – 1999
Succeeded by
Frank Almaguer