Daniel Serwer

Interview with Daniel Serwer



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Biographical Note:

Daniel Serwer served as the executive director of the Iraq Study Group in 2006. Dr. Serwer earned his Ph.D. in history from Princeton University in 1976, and began a career dedicated to the study and practice of international diplomacy and peace-building, including twelve years as a vice-president at the United States Institute of Peace (1998-2010). As a minister-counselor at the Department of State, Serwer served as U.S. special envoy and coordinator for the Bosnian Federation, negotiating the first agreement reached at the Dayton Peace Talks (1994-96). He previously served as deputy chief of mission and chargé d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Rome (1990-93).


Daniel Serwer, interview by Aaron Crawford and Tim Sayle, 11 June 2015. "The Surge" Collective Memory Project, Center for Presidential History, Southern Methodist University.