James Gadsden

Former EU Program Affiliates
Lecturer in Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School Diplomat-in-Residence
Office Phone
118 Bendheim Hall

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.