A Conversation with Gentry Smith, Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security
Gentry Smith will join the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy to discuss his role in the government and diplomatic security.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Rhodes Conference Room (Sanford 223), Sanford School of Public Policy
Gentry O. Smith was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security (DS) on August 12, 2021. In this capacity, Mr. Smith oversees the law enforcement and security arm of the U.S. Department of State. DS is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy throughout the world. Mr. Smith leads a force of Special Agents, Diplomatic Couriers, Security Engineering Officers, Security Technical Specialists, contractors, other security specialists, and administrative personnel.
Rhodes Conference Room (Rubenstein Hall 223)
302 Towerview Road
Durham, NC 27708