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|United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
|President||Joe Biden (elect)|
|18th Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs|
August 6, 2013 – March 10, 2017
|Deputy||Robert P. Jackson|
|Preceded by||Johnnie Carson|
|Succeeded by||Donald Yamamoto (Acting)|
|Director General of the United States Foreign Service|
April 2, 2012 – August 2, 2013
|Preceded by||Nancy Powell|
|Succeeded by||Arnold Chacón|
|United States Ambassador to Liberia|
August 27, 2008 – February 29, 2012
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Donald Booth|
|Succeeded by||Deborah R. Malac|
|Born||1952 (age 68–69)|
Baker, Louisiana, U.S.
|Education||Louisiana State University (BA)|
University of Wisconsin, Madison (MA)
Linda Thomas-Greenfield (born 1952) is an American politician. She was the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the United States Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017.
- "Biographies: Principals". U.S. Department of State. https://2009-2017.state.gov/p/af/bio/principals/index.htm. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
- "Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs". Department of State. https://2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/189469.htm. Retrieved March 29, 2015.
- Morello, Carol (March 2, 2017). "That drip-drip is the sound of two more senior diplomats leaving Foggy Bottom". Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/that-drip-drip-is-the-sound-of-two-more-senior-diplomats-leaving-foggy-bottom/2017/03/02/db0913a1-3ad4-40fd-b435-7701a1ac987d_story.html.
- "Biden Picks Foreign Service Veteran Linda Thomas-Greenfield For U.N. Ambassador". NPR. https://www.npr.org/sections/biden-transition-updates/2020/11/23/938075846/biden-picks-foreign-service-veteran-linda-thomas-greenfield-for-u-n-ambassador. Retrieved November 23, 2020.