|Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs|
August 6, 2013 – March 10, 2017
|Deputy||Robert P. Jackson|
|Preceded by||Johnnie Carson|
|Succeeded by||Peter Barlerin (Acting)|
|Director General of the United States Foreign Service|
April 2, 2012 – August 2, 2013
|Preceded by||Nancy Powell|
|Succeeded by||Arnold Chacón|
|United States Ambassador to Liberia|
August 27, 2008 – February 29, 2012
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Donald Booth|
|Succeeded by||Deborah R. Malac|
|Born||1952 (age 66–67)|
Baker, Louisiana, U.S.
|Alma mater||Louisiana State University, Baton Rogue|
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Linda Thomas-Greenfield (born 1952, in Baker, Louisiana) is an American diplomat who served as the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the United States Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017. She is currently Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington, DC.
She has also served as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources (2012–2013), Ambassador to Liberia (2008–2012), and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (2004–2006).
- "Biographies: Principals". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
- "Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs". Department of State. Retrieved 2015-03-29.
- Morello, Carol (March 2, 2017). "That drip-drip is the sound of two more senior diplomats leaving Foggy Bottom". Washington Post. Retrieved March 10, 2017.
- "Appointments and Resignations - Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs: Who Is Linda Thomas-Greenfield?". AllGov - News. Retrieved 2015-03-29.
- "Thomas-Greenfield, Linda (1952- )". The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-03-29.
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