Stephen M. Young Assumes Duties As Director of the Taipei Office of the American Institute in Taiwan
PR0619E | Date: 2006-03-18
Dr. Stephen M. Young assumed duties as Director of the Taipei Office of the American Institute in Taiwan March 18, 2006.
Dr. Young was born in Washington D.C. and was educated at Wesleyan University, where he received his B.A. and the University of Chicago, where he received an M.A. and Ph. D.
Within the Department of State, he has served in the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs and the Office of Soviet Affairs and has been the Director of the Office of Caucasus and Security Affairs; the Director of the Office of Caucasus and Central Asian Affairs, the Director of the Office of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh Affairs, and the Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs. His overseas assignments include two tours in Moscow, a tour in Beijing, and as Deputy Director of AIT Taipei. His most recent overseas assignment was as Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic.
Mr. Young is married to Barbara A. Finamore. They have three children.