Lecturer, Institute for Politics and Strategy
Dale Crowell serves as the Congressional Liaison for the Organization of American States headquartered in Washington, DC; the premier political multilateral organization for the Western Hemisphere. In that capacity, he advises the Organization’s leadership on strategies to engage and communicate with the US Congress to ensure that its priorities are understood by decision makers on Capitol Hill. Prior to his work at the OAS, he managed press and media relations for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, directed public relations for Bethesda-based Honest Tea, and served as the communications director for a member of Congress from New York during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He also has extensive experience managing USAID and State Department-funded international development projects for various non-profit organizations promoting social, political, and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
He is a PhD candidate in American Politics at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, where he received his MA in Congressional and Presidential Studies and an APSA Minority Fellowship. During his undergraduate education, he was a McNair Scholar at the University of Maryland at College Park and volunteered in Baltimore for President Bill Clinton’s Americorps pilot project, the Summer of Service in 1993. He lives in Hyattsville, MD, with his wife and two children.