Sandra Louise Vogelgesang

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Sandra Louise Vogelgesang
United States Ambassador to Nepal
In office
April 7, 1994 – July 11, 1997
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Michael E. Malinowski
Succeeded by Ralph Frank
Personal details
Born 1942
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Geoffrey Wolfe
Alma mater Cornell University;
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University

Sandra Louise Vogelgesang (born 1942) was a senior foreign service officer and policy planner for the U.S. State Department.


She attended Cornell University and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. She served as a deputy assistant Secretary of State, and, from 1994 to 1997 she was U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, appointed by President Bill Clinton.

She is married to Geoffrey Wolfe.


  • American Dream, Global Nightmare: The Dilemma of U.S. Human Rights Policy, Norton, 1980, 272 pp, ISBN 9780393013634
  • Long Dark Night of the Soul: The American Intellectual Left and the Vietnam War, Harper Collins, 1974, 249 pp, ISBN 9780060145125


Political Graveyard

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Michael Malinowski
United States Ambassador to Nepal
Succeeded by
Ralph Frank