Pamela J. H. Slutz Takes Office as Deputy Director American Institute in Taiwan
Before joining the American Institute in Taiwan, Ms. Slutz was a career Foreign Service Officer. She joined the Foreign Service in 1981 and served abroad in Zaire (1982-1984), Indonesia (1984-1987 and 1999-2001), Geneva (as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the Nuclear and Space Talks with the Soviet Union, 1987-1989), and China (1990-1994). Her assignments in the Department of State included stints in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs: the Office of Korean Affairs (1981-1982), Deputy Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs (1995-1997), and Director of the Office of Regional Security Policy and Planning (1997-1999).
Ms. Slutz earned her B.A. in Politics from Hollins College (1970) and her M.A. in Asian Studies/Political Science from the University of Hawaii (1972) where she was an East-West Center Fellow. She speaks French, Indonesian and Mandarin. Ms. Slutz is married to Ronald J. Deutch, a career Foreign Service Officer currently serving a six-month assignment with the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee.