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Published:December 7th, 2011 15:32 EST

Judyth Piazza interviews Lauren Krizner Fischer, DoS Specialist U.S. Diplomacy Center

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Lauren Krizner Fischer joined the U.S. Department of State in 2004 and serves as Education Program Specialist for the U.S. Diplomacy Center.  She establishes educational and outreach goals for the Department`s forthcoming visitor center and museum of diplomacy, and plans curriculum for teachers and students based on the Center`s content. 


Prior to joining the Department she served as Director of Education at The New-York Historical Society in New York City where she developed programs in outreach education integrating museum and classroom curriculum in a variety of American history topics.  She has co-curated two exhibitions, Kid City and $24: The Legendary Deal for Manhattan and co-authored The Martyr Patriot: Nathan Hale and Peter Stuyvesant and the Origins of New Amsterdam, both written for 5th and 6th grade audience.  L. J. earned her masters in Museum Education from Bank Street Teachers College in New York City. 


The U.S. Diplomacy Center an office in the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State has launched a new interactive website to introduce the world of diplomacy and the work of the Department to high school and college students. Through the use of video clips, audio tracks, images and interactive components the site, found at, covers the basic questions about diplomacy: who engages in it and where, as well as an exploration of the range of international issues addressed through the diplomatic process.


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