Matt Boyse is an adjunct lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, The George Washington University, and the American University School of International Service. He is also an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in Central European political, security and economic issues.
A former career member of Senior Foreign Service, Mr. Boyse served in Washington, Europe, Canada and South Asia during his 30+ years in the State Department. His last roles included: Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs overseeing U.S. policy toward Central Europe and the Office of the Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues and serving as Sherpa for the Three Seas Initiative and Charge d’Affaires in Switzerland, Finland, Romania and the U.S. Mission to NATO.
Prior to that, Mr. Boyse was Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and Minister Counselor for Political Affairs in Ottawa, Canada.
Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Boyse was an East Germany and Soviet analyst at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and a DAAD Visiting Fellow at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, both in Germany.
Mr. Boyse has a BA in Classics from Haverford and an MA in Soviet and East European Studies from Columbia. He speaks German, Polish and Russian.