Department of State - Deputy Asst Secretary
Steven Feldstein is a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL). He is responsible for DRL’s work in Africa, international labor affairs, and international religious freedom. Previously, he served as the Director of the Office of Policy in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning at the U.S. Agency for International Development, as Counsel on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee under former Chairmen Joe Biden and John Kerry, and with the International Rescue Committee in Rwanda and Croatia. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Society for International Development – Washington Chapter, and has taught at American University’s School of International Service. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and received his J.D. from Berkeley School of Law and his A.B. from Princeton University. He was born and raised in Bloomington, Indiana.