Cynthia Schneider

Cynthia P. Schneider, distinguished professor in the practice of diplomacy at Georgetown University, teaches, publishes, and organizes initiatives in the field of cultural diplomacy. Ambassador Schneider co-directs the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown, as well as the Los Angeles-based MOST Resource (Muslims on Screen and Television). Additionally, she co-directs the Timbuktu Renaissance, an innovative, culture-focused platform for countering extremism and promoting peace and development, which grew out of her work leading the Arts and Culture Dialogue Initiative at the Brookings Institution.