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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.

Andy Sisk is the 2022-24 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, Sisk most recently served as the management counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal. Prior to Lisbon, Sisk’s overseas postings included two assignments in Israel as ambassador’s staff assistant/vice consul and later deputy management counselor, two assignments in Iraq as the ambassador’s staff assistant at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and later management officer at the U.S. Consulate in Erbil, in addition to assistant general services at the U.S. Embassy in London and vice consul at the U.S. Consulate in Melbourne, Australia. 


Andy Sisk
Diplomat in Residence
U.S. Department of State
GEC 3011


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.