THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Shakopee, Minnesota) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 12, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES BARRY E. CARTER AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR
THE U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
President Clinton today announced the nomination of Barry E. Carter as Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Programs, Field Support, and Research at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Mr. Barry E. Carter, of Washington, D.C., is a professor of law at Georgetown University, where he also serves as the Director of the new Program on International Business and Economic Law. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Carter also served as the U.S. Vice Chair to Secretary of Defense William Perry on bilateral defense conversion committees with Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Belarus and as U.S. chair of the committee with Uzbekistan.
Mr. Carter received a B.A. from Stanford University, a M.P.A. from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
The Bureau for Global Programs, Field Support and Research is responsible for the scientific and technological areas of USAID. The Bureau has five centers that address the agency's global strategic objectives: population; health and nutrition; environment; economic growth; democracy and governance; and human resource development.