Francisco Duarte Lopes is the Portuguese Ambassador to the United States, having formerly served in the equivalent position at the United Nations. Among the many other leadership positions held were Director-General of Foreign Policy, Director-General for European Affairs, and Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime-Minister.
Robert A. Sherman served as the U.S. ambassador to Portugal from 2014 to 2017, focusing on bilateral economic development and international security issues. From 1991 to 1993, he was the assistant attorney general of Massachusetts and chief of the state’s Consumer Protection Division. Sherman is a founding member of Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office. He teaches International Relations in our Political Science Department.
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