Daniel Stewart is the Diplomat in Residence for Texas for the U.S. Department of State. He is responsible for seeking and assisting highly motivated, talented, and diverse candidates to join the Department of State through student programs, career and other employment opportunities. Born in the nation’s capital, Daniel grew up in Newport News, Virginia. Daniel graduated from Morehouse College with a bachelor’s in English and received a master’s degree of Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He is a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service in the Public Diplomacy career track, having joined the Department in 2000.
Daniel served in many diverse assignments both in the United States and abroad. Daniel joins us from his most recent assignment as the Cultural Affairs Officer to the U.S. Mission in Canada. Daniel’s other assignments include Cultural Affairs Officer to U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq; Public Affairs Officer at Consulate General Recife, Brazil; Assistant Public Affairs Advisor at the U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium; Assistant Information Officer to U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa; and Consular/Political Officer to the U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali. Daniel also served as the public diplomacy desk officer for Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, as a Washington-based Foreign Service recruiter, and as desk officer for Haiti. Daniel also served two years in the Civil Service as the Branch Chief leading internships and fellowship programs for the U.S. Department of State.