Glenn E. Schweitzer

Schweitzer has been the director of the Office for Central Europe and Eurasia of the National Academies since 1985, with a two-year break between 1992 and 1994. He also serves as a senior adviser at the Center for Science Diplomacy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a senior research fellow at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and chairman of the International Science and Commercialization Board established by the government of Kazakhstan and the World Bank. In 1992, the State Department sent him to Moscow to lead the international effort to establish the International Science and Technology Center and then to become its first executive director. Earlier in his career he served as the first science officer at the US Embassy in Moscow.