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Charles Hill (diplomat)

Charles Hill (diplomat)

Charles Hill (born April 28, 1936) is the Diplomat-in-Residence and a lecturer in International Studies at Yale University. A career foreign service officer, Ambassador Hill was a senior adviser to George Shultz, Henry Kissinger, and Ronald Reagan, as well as Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations. At Yale, he teaches, along with Paul Kennedy and John Gaddis, the seminar "Studies in Grand Strategy", a rigorous interdisciplinary study of leadership, statecraft and diplomacy. He also teaches students enrolled in the Directed Studies program. Beginning in 2006, Hill offered a new course, Oratory in Statecraft. Not since Rollin G. Osterweis, who taught "The History and Practice of American Oratory", had oratory been taught at Yale.

Hill is a research fellow at Stanford University's think tank Hoover Institute. Hill is also a Project for the New American Century (PNAC) signatory. Hill has been named Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to Rudy Giuliani, a Republican candidate for the 2008 presidential election. Other foreign policy advisors working with the Giuliani campaign include Martin Kramer, Norman Podhoretz, and Daniel Pipes.

In 2006, a former student, Molly Worthen, published a book about him, titled "The Man on Whom Nothing Was Lost"

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