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Linda Thomas-Greenfield
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United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Assuming office
PresidentJoe Biden (elect)
SucceedingKelly Craft
18th Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
In office
August 6, 2013 – March 10, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Donald Trump
DeputyRobert P. Jackson[1]
Preceded byJohnnie Carson
Succeeded byDonald Yamamoto (Acting)
Director General of the United States Foreign Service
In office
April 2, 2012 – August 2, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byNancy Powell
Succeeded byArnold Chacón
United States Ambassador to Liberia
In office
August 27, 2008 (2008-08-27) – February 29, 2012 (2012-02-29)
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Barack Obama
Preceded byDonald Booth
Succeeded byDeborah R. Malac
Personal details
Born1952 (age 68–69)
Baker, Louisiana, U.S.
EducationLouisiana 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.[2][3]

In November 2020, President-elect Joe Biden announced his plans to nominate Thomas-Greenfield as the next United States Ambassador to the United Nations.[4]