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Diplomat in Residence

The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs is pleased to be the home for the Diplomat-in-Residence at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Diplomats are career foreign service officers posted at universities throughout the United States. They are responsible for providing guidance and advice to students, professionals and the community about careers, internships and other opportunities in the U.S. Department of State. The Diplomat-in-Residence for the Southern Mid-Atlantic region covering is based at Duke University but also maintains an office in the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.

George Sibley is the 2020-22 Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., covering North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Sibley most recently served as deputy chief of mission and then chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Rangoon, Myanmar. Sibley is jointly hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. Learn more about Sibley.


George Sibley
Diplomat in Residence
U.S. Department of State
2020-2022 term
GEC 4122


NOTE: Programs listed on this section of the website are housed within the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, and global programs at Carolina are not limited to those listed in this section. In addition, UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff will find global opportunities available through Carolina’s area studies centers, the Study Abroad Office and across other departments and professional schools.