Ambassador Jendayi E. Frazer "recently returned to Washington, D.C. after serving as the United States Ambassador to South Africa in Johannesburg from August 2004 to August 2005. She was sworn in and began her tenure as the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs on August 29, 2005. Ambassador Frazer has a long history of professional involvement in Africa, having served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council from February 22, 2001, a Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, and as Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. She is a graduate of Stanford University, where she earned a B.A. in Political Science and African and African-American Studies, M.A. degrees in International Policy Studies and International Development Education, and a Ph.D. in Political Science.“ Also see
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.