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James Gadsden

Department/Program(s):
    Position: Former EU Program Affiliates
    Title: Lecturer in Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
    Diplomat-in-Residence
    Office: 118 Bendheim Hall
    Phone: 609-258-7731



    Jim Gadsden MCF ’85, U.S. ambassador to Iceland from 2002 to 2005, is diplomat-in-residence at the Woodrow Wilson School in 2008-2009. Gadsden is a career foreign service officer with three decades of experience with the State Department, in Washington D.C. and abroad. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard University in 1970 and a Master’s degree in East Asian studies from Stanford University. He continued graduate studies in economics at Princeton in 1984.