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Chase Untermeyer

Ambassador Chase Untermeyer is Professor of Practice at the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston and a visiting professor with the Institute of Peace and Conflict at Texas Tech University. A 1968 graduate of Harvard College, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a Texas state representative; an assistant secretary of the Navy under President Reagan; director of Presidential Personnel and director of the Voice of America under President George H. W. Bush; and U.S. ambassador to Qatar under George W. Bush. He is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of three volumes of diary-based memoirs of the Reagan-Bush era and the book How Important People Act.

To learn more about Ambassador Untermeyer, visit his website.