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Picture of Roderick W. MooreBIOGRAPHY

Roderick W. Moore
Ambassador, Montenegro
Term of Appointment: 09/12/2007 to present

Prior to his appointment as Ambassador to Montenegro, Rod Moore served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade from January 2004-June 2007. He also served (2000-03) as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria before his transfer to Belgrade.

Earlier in his career, Ambassador Moore held diplomatic postings at U.S. embassies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (1988-89) and Sofia (1990-92). From 1992 to 1993, he was the Department of State's representative in Skopje, Macedonia. He later served as Political-Economic Counselor at the American Embassy in Zagreb, Croatia (1996-99) and was Senior Political Adviser at the Office of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (1996).

In Washington, Ambassador Moore worked in the State Department's Operations Center (1992) and later served as political-military officer in the Department of State for all states in Central and Eastern Europe (1993-95). While assigned as State Department Fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy from 1999-2000, he taught about U.S. policy toward the former Yugoslavia.

Ambassador Moore attended Brown University where he received his B.A. in Russian Studies and International Relations in 1986, and an M.A. in Slavic Linguistics in 1987. His languages include Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Russian, Macedonian, Czech, French, Spanish and Haitian Creole.



Released on October 26, 2007

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