Released by the Office of Policy Planning
April 24, 2008
Dean Pittman joined the Policy Planning Staff in September 2007 and is responsible for Europe and environmental issues. A career Foreign Service Officer since 1989, Mr. Pittman served from 2004-2007 as U.S. Consul General in Northern Ireland. Pittman worked on governance issues in Baghdad for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad and has also served in Bosnia, Mozambique and Guyana. In Washington, Mr. Pittman served in various capacities in the Bureaus of East Asia and Pacific Affairs, Legislative Affairs, and the Office of the Deputy Secretary.
Mr. Pittman received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Millsaps College and received a Master’s in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He is originally from Tylertown, Mississippi.