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Jendayi Frazer

Distinguished Service Professor

Jendayi FrazerJendayi Frazer was the leading architect of U.S.-Africa policy over the last decade, most recently serving as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from August 2005 — January 2009 and previously as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa.

Frazer’s current research focuses on: 

  • Strengthening regional security cooperation and economic and political integration in Africa.
  • How the global financial crisis has impacted Africa’s trade and investment opportunities and what is necessary for Africa’s development.
  • Aid to Africa and ways to ensure its effectiveness.

Media contact: Email Abby Simmons or call her at 412-268-6094

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