Linda Thomas-Greenfield to receive honorary degree

Linda Thomas-Greenfield.

Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May.

Thomas-Greenfield, who earned a master’s degree in public administration from UW-Madison in 1975, was nominated jointly by the Department of Political Science and African Studies Program. She has been lauded as “one of the most dynamic and effective diplomats of her time.”

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