Donald K. Steinberg

Don SteinbergDonald K. Steinberg has more than 35 years of experience in government and nongovernmental organizations, and expertise in the fields of international relations and development. Prior to joining World Learning, he served as deputy administrator at the United States Agency for International Development. He has also served as director of the U.S. Department of State’s Joint Policy Council, White House deputy press secretary, National Security Council senior director for African Affairs, special Haiti coordinator, U.S. Ambassador to Angola, and the president’s special representative for Humanitarian Demining. He was deputy president for policy at the International Crisis Group, a Randolph Jennings senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and has advised the Women’s Refugee Commission, the UN Development Fund for Women, the UN Civil Society Advisory Group for Women, Peace and Security, and the Institute for Inclusive Security. Steinberg has authored more than 100 articles on foreign policy, development, gender issues, and post-conflict reconstruction. He holds master’s degrees in journalism from Columbia University and political economy from the University of Toronto, and a bachelor’s degree from Reed College.