Craig Hart

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Deputy Assistant Administrator

Craig Hart is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and joined the Bureau for Asia in August 2020 as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for East Asia and the Pacific. 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 (CD) in Armenia, Deputy CD in Russia, and as a 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. He 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 23, 2022

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