Robert A. Schadler
Robert A. Schadler
Robert A. Schadler is Senior Fellow in Public Diplomacy at the American Foreign Policy Council, the President of Educational Enrichments, an information service based in Washington, D.C., and the president of two small educational and cultural foundations.
He studied at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service (undergraduate) where he was a National Merit and GM Scholar; and at the University of Pennsylvania (graduate school) where he was an Earhart Fellow. He has taught political science and international relations at Rutgers University and served for ten years as the Managing Editor of The Political Science Reviewer. He was also the editor of The Intercollegiate Review for over a decade and continues to serve as a contributing editor.
He served for over a decade in the U.S. government's foreign affairs agencies, including the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) and the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (now both part of the State Department) and the Voice of America. His positions included Director of the Office of International Visitors, and Chief of Staff to the Director of USIA. Upon returning to the private sector, he founded a business and two foundations. He served as a trustee to The Philadelphia Society, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy; and as consultant and advisor to several other think tanks and foundations. He lectures periodically on political theory, foreign policy, public diplomacy and civic education here and overseas (including Germany, Italy, Indonesia and South Africa).
He has served for over 20 years as a judge in the national civics competition of the Center for Civic Education and for over five years for the national Mensa Scholarship competition. He has published in Modern Age, The World and I, The St. Croix Review, The American, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, and The Washington Times among other publications. He contributed to the book Taking on Teheran.