March 24, 1987

The President today accorded the personal rank of Ambassador to Lewis A. Dunn, of Virginia, in his capacity as United States coordinator to the 1987 United Nations Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy Conference, March 23 - April 10, 1987, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr. Dunn is presently an Assistant Director in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, where he has been serving since 1983. From 1982 to 1983, he was counselor to Ambassador at Large Richard T. Kennedy, and from 1981 to 1982, he was Special Assistant for Nuclear Affairs to the Under Secretary of State for Management. Prior to his government service, Dr. Dunn was on the senior professional staff and a project leader at Hudson Institute in New York, from 1976 to 1981. From 1974 to 1976, he was a member of the professional staff at Hudson Institute. In 1971 - 1974, he was an assistant professor of political science at Kenyon College, and from 1969 to 1971, he was an instructor of political science at Kenyon College.

He graduated from Cornell University (A.B., 1965) and the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 1973). Dr. Dunn is married and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born January 1, 1944, in New York City.