Craig Hart

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Deputy Assistant Administrator

Craig Hart is a career member of the USAID Senior Foreign Service and has served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for East Asia and the Pacific since August 2020. Prior to this, Craig served as Deputy Mission Director in Vietnam from 2016 to 2020. Since joining USAID in 2005, he has served as a Program Officer in Tanzania, Afghanistan, the Republic of Georgia, and Washington, DC.

Before joining USAID, Craig served from 1995-2005 with the U.S. Peace Corps as Country Director in Armenia, Deputy Country Director in Russia, Program and Training Officer in the Kyrgyz Republic, and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Russian Far East.

Craig is a recipient of the 2011 C. Herbert Rees Memorial Award, the USAID Distinguished Honor Award in 2015 and 2020, and the Department of State’s Distinguished Honor Award in 2021. Craig holds a B.A. from the University of Kentucky, a M.Ed. in Education Administration from the University of Vermont, a M.S. in National Security Strategy from the National War College, and was a Seminar XXI Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Last updated: June 28, 2021

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