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Eric T. Schutlz

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Eric Schultz
United States Ambassador to Zambia
In office
October 20, 2014 – December 14, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded byMark C. Storella
Succeeded byDaniel Lewis Foote
Personal details
Born1959 (age 64–65)

Eric T. Schultz (born 1959) is an American diplomat and career member of the Senior Foreign Service who served as the United States Ambassador to Zambia.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Schultz graduated with honors from Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota in 1982. He completed a Master of Arts degree in International Studies at Denver University in 1987.[2]


A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Schultz took the oath of office in October 2014 as the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia. Prior to that posting, he most recently served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, from 2010 to 2013. From 2007 to 2009 he served in the U.S. Embassy in Russia as the Counselor for Economic Affairs. From 2004 to 2007, he was the Deputy Chief of Mission in the U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe. 2002 to 2004, he was Deputy Director in the State Department's Office of European Security and Political Affairs, which is responsible for U.S. relations with NATO and the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).[2][3]

Prior to that assignment, Schultz served in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from 2000-2002 as Deputy Chief of Mission and for six-months before and after 9/11 as Charge d'Affaires. Prior to Ashgabat, he served in the State Department as the Deputy Director for Ukrainian, Moldovan, and Belarusian Affairs from 1998 to 2000.[2]

Schultz's other assignments include: Political Officer in Tbilisi, Georgia from 1996 to 1998; Human Rights Officer for the Former Soviet Union in the Department's Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Bureau from 1992 to 1994; Administrative Officer in Martinique, French West Indies from 1991 to 1992; Vice Consul and General Services Officer in Paris, France 1989 to 1991; and General Services Officer in Antananarivo, Madagascar from 1987 to 1989.[2][4]

Personal life[edit]

Schultz speaks French, Russian, and Ukrainian.[2][5]

Awards and honors[edit]

Schultz has received numerous Department of State awards, including five Superior Honor Awards and three Meritorious Honor Awards.[6]


  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Schultz, Eric T." U.S. Department of State. Retrieved 20 August 2022. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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