Politics Department

Ambassador Alan Eastham

Eastham, Alan - 2010Senior Fellow in International Relations
and International Programs 

Office Location: SLTC 241
Email: Eastham@hendrix.edu
Phone: 501-505-1502


  • B.A., Hendrix College
  • J.D., Georgetown Law

Courses (2016-2017)

  • Issues: Diplomacy (Fall)
  • US Foreign Policy (Fall and Spring)
  • Topics: Ethics in Foreign Policy (Fall)
  • Issues: Development (Spring)
  • Foreign Policy Analysis (Spring)

 Curriculum Vitae

Served from 1975-2010 as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State, with assignments in Washington (Public Affairs, Counter-Terrorism, South Asian Affairs, Political Affairs, Economic and Business Affairs, and African Affairs) and overseas (Kathmandu, Peshawar, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Bordeaux, New Delhi, Islamabad, Lilongwe, and Brazzaville).  Served as the U.S. Ambassador in Lilongwe and Brazzaville.  Left the Department of State with the rank of Minister-Counselor in July 2010 and joined Hendrix the following month.