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Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Ms. Guimond has served in the U.S. Foreign Service for fourteen years, specializing in the area of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Her overseas assignments include Chile, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and India. She has also held a variety of positions at the Department of State headquarters in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Ms. Guimond worked in advertising, developing communication strategies for major global brands such as Kellogg’s kid cereals and Procter & Gamble healthcare products. Additionally, Ms. Guimond worked as a Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant in Germany after completing her university studies.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Diplomacy

Professional Highlights


U.S. Naval War College - Newport, RI

Currently the U.S. Department of State Faculty Advisor in the Strategy and Policy Department.

U.S. Embassy - Santiago, Chile

Embassy spokesperson and Press Attache from 2012-2015.

U.S. Department of State - Washington, DC

Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs from 2009-2011.

U.S. Embassy Branch Office - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Branch Public Affairs Officer covering the southern regions of Kazakhstan from 2008 to 2009.

U.S. Department of State - Washington, DC

Watch Officer in the Executive Secretariat Operations Center from 2006-2007.

NATO Provincial Reconstruction Team - Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

U.S. Political Advisor in 2006.

U.S. Embassy - Kabul, Afghanistan

Cultural Affairs Officer from 2005 to 2006.

U.S. Embassy - New Delhi, India

Assistant Press Attache and Vice Consul from 2003 to 2005.

Leo Burnett Advertising - Chicago, IL

Client Service from 1994 to 2001.

Herderschule, Rendsburg, Germany

Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant from 1993 to 1994.


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2016, National Security and Strategic Studies, With Distinction

B.A., Colgate University, 1993, International Relations, Summa Cum Laude

News, Media, & Events


Starship Poseidon Summer STEM Camp

Jul. 14, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Naval Station, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Future Belongs to Those Who Show Up—And Act Boldly

Jan. 23, 2019
U.S. Naval Institute Blog
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