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US—China Relations, Foreign Policy Classroom at the U.S. State Dept – 2/13



If you are interested in attending this program, there will be a group from WISH going! To join us, please RSVP to Lauren Korolevich at by Monday, February 10th

In your RSVP email, you must include the following information:

–          First Name
–          Last Name
–          Date of Birth
–          School
–          Student or Faculty ID Number (If you do not have one just put N/A)
–          Driver License or Passport Number
–          State or Country of Issue

We will be meeting on Thursday, February 13th at 9:30am at the WISH Classroom. If you are a WISH Woodley Park resident, please meet us at the State Department. We will take Metro, so be sure to have your smart trip cards with you or fare cards with enough funds for the trip. Do not forget to bring photo identification to pass through security.

The U.S. Department of State Foreign Policy Classroom


Speaker: Gregory May, Bilateral Political Unit Chief, Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
Topic: “Foreign Policy Challenges and Opportunities in U.S.-China Relations.”
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Where: U.S Department of State, 2201 C St. NW. East Auditorium.
(Enter through the 21st street entrance, between C and D Streets. Bring photo ID.)

Gregory May is the Bilateral Political Unit Chief in the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the Department of State. From August 2011 until August 2013 he served as the Senior Desk Officer for Vietnam. From July 2007 until June 2011, Mr. May was assigned to the Political Section of the United States Embassy in Beijing. His previous overseas assignments include Guangzhou, China and Rome, Italy.

Prior to entering the Foreign Service in 2000, Mr. May served as Assistant Director and Research Associate in Chinese Studies at The Nixon Center, a foreign policy think tank in Washington, D.C. From 1993 to 1996, he worked as a journalist for International Community Radio Taipei, an English-language radio station in Taiwan. While in Taiwan, he also worked as a correspondent for Newsweek.

Mr. May earned an M.A. in China Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (1998) and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin (1992).

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