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Stewart Devine

Stewart Devine

The Josef Korbel School welcomed its first U.S. State Department Diplomat in Residence in the fall of 2016. Diplomats in Residence are career Foreign Service Officers and Specialists located throughout the U.S. who provide guidance and advice on careers, internships and fellowships to students and professionals in the communities they serve. Their focus is on providing information to students and professionals in Colorado and Wyoming. 

Stewart Devine was selected in 2016 to become the Korbel School's first Diplomat in Residence. His experience comes from his time in The Hague; Baghdad; Abu Dhabi; Frankfurt; Bangkok; and various other administrative management assignments in Suva, Fiji Islands; Osaka; Cairo; and Seoul.

Prior to entering the Foreign Service, Devine was a military officer with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is the recipient of U.S. State Department Superior Honor and Meritorious Honor awards, and various military decorations. He is a graduate of Florida International University, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.


Daniel Baer

baerDan Baer is Diplomatic Fellow at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Affairs. He was U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe from 2013 to 2017. He previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor from 2009-2013. Baer was an assistant professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, a Faculty Fellow at Harvard's Safra Center for Ethics, and a project leader at The Boston Consulting Group.

He has appeared on CNN, Fox, MSNBC, BBC, Al Jazeera, Sky, and The Colbert Report and his writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Politico, The Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Westword, The Denver Post, and several other publications. He holds a doctorate in International Relations from Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a degree in Social Studies and African American Studies from Harvard. He lives in his native Colorado with his husband, Brian.