Ambassador Perkins posing with family

The Legacy of Ambassador Edward J. Perkins: Reflections on Families in the Diplomatic Service

5:00 pm


Ambassador Edward J. Perkins was a distinguished American career diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, South Africa, the United Nations, and Australia.

In addition to his numerous accomplishments and trailblazing career, Ambassador Perkins was a devoted husband and father. In this Diplomacy After Hours, NMAD Acting Director Dr. Jane Carpenter-Rock discussed Ambassador Perkins’ life and legacy with his daughters, Katherine Perkins and Sarah Perkins.

Watch Diplomacy After Hours: the Legacy of Ambassador Edward J. Perkins