Carlton McLellan

Independent Historian

Carlton McLellan is a Senior Fellow at the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST) and the Managing Director at Global Ties U.S., both in Washington, DC. He is also founder and President of the nonprofit consulting firm MYinternational, Inc. His professional and research experiences are in diplomacy and international affairs, with a focus on international exchange. His Ph.D. is in international education policy studies form the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He also holds a Master’s degree in international and development education from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor’s degree in international studies from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.  Dr. McLellan has authored several scholarly articles and books chapters in a broad cross-section of international affairs areas, but his current research interests are the contributions of Black Americans to U.S. foreign and diplomatic relations, with a focus on Black American U.S. Ambassadors.

Pierre-Richard Prosper (1963– )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Pierre-Richard Prosper is an attorney and diplomat who turned his passion for the rule of law into a global pursuit for justice for victims of the worst crimes of humanity, and accountability for the perpetrators of those crimes. Born in Denver, … Read MorePierre-Richard Prosper (1963– )

Francis Xavier Taylor (1948 – )

Francis Xavier Taylor is a senior military leader, intelligence and security expert, and American diplomat.  Born in Washington, D.C., on October 22, 1948, Taylor was raised by his mother Virginia Taylor, who worked as an administrator in the Department of the Army. When he later … Read MoreFrancis Xavier Taylor (1948 – )

John Howard Morrow (1910-2000)

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" John Morrow was a teacher, scholar, and diplomat who became America’s first leader at two key postings, the West African country of Guinea, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). He was born John Howard Morrow on February … Read MoreJohn Howard Morrow (1910-2000)

John Andrew Burroughs Jr. (1936–2014)

John Andrew Burroughs, Jr. was an equal opportunity advocate and diplomat who was born in Washington, D.C. on July 31, 1936. He spent his youth in Washington, D.C. before moving to the Midwest to attend the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.  While there … Read MoreJohn Andrew Burroughs Jr. (1936–2014)