Robert P. Jackson
|United States Ambassador to Ghana|
February 3, 2016
|Preceded by||Melinda Tabler-Stone (Acting)|
|United States Ambassador to Cameroon|
October 19, 2010 – October 5, 2013
|Preceded by||Janet Garvey|
|Succeeded by||Michael Hoza|
|Born||1956 (age 60–61)
|Alma mater||Bowdoin College
George Washington University
National Defense University
Robert Porter Jackson (born 1956 in Tennessee) is an American foreign service officer and diplomat. He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister-Counselor. From 2013 to 2015 he was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. He was the United States Ambassador to Cameroon. Prior to that he was Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d'Affaires, a.i., at the U.S. Embassies in Morocco and Senegal. Mr. Jackson has also served as Director of the Office for the Promotion of Human Rights and Democracy; Coordinator of the Entry-Level Officer Training Program; and Country Officer for Botswana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. His other overseas postings include Burundi, Canada, Côte d'Ivoire, Portugal and Zimbabwe. He received his B.A. from Bowdoin College, his M.A. from The George Washington University and his M.S. from National Defense University.
- Robert Porter Jackson (1956–)
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