James P. Seevers is Director of Studies and the Georgetown Leadership Seminar at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He also teaches in the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program and conducts co-curricular activities for the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Prior to joining the Institute in 2005, Mr. Seevers was a State Department Foreign Service Officer, gaining wide-ranging experience through his work on South Asia, Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Capitol Hill. He also has extensive Congressional experience in the Senate and Congressional Research Service. Mr. Seevers is a graduate of Tufts University with at B.A. in International Relations and earned a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School.