New AIT Political Section Chief
Before his current assignment, Mr. Ang served as the Deputy Chief of the AIT Political Section (2002-03). His other recent positions were with the Department of State: Congressional Fellow (Office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA)(2001-02), Deputy Director of the Office of Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island Affairs, (1999-2001), Special Assistant to Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs (1998-99). He also worked in U.S. overseas missions in Guangzhou (1997-98), Beirut (1996-97), Riyadh (1993-95), Baghdad (1989-90), and Shenyang (1987-89). Before entering the Foreign Service, he taught history at Salisbury University, Maryland (1972-87).
Mr. Ang graduated from Dartmouth College with a major in Philosophy. He earned his M.A. in Far Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan and PhD in History from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ang's wife is a librarian. Their daughter Jennifer is a lawyer.