Ryan Crocker, Director

Ryan Crocker

Ambassador Ryan Crocker, College Station, Texas, is Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Previously, he served 37 distinguished years in the U.S. Foreign Service, including as U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait and Lebanon. Ambassador Crocker received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian award, in 2009.