Dr. Nancy Snow is Distinguished Visiting Professor and Advisor in the Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University. She is a strategic communications and global influence expert who specializes in messaging, speechwriting, public speaking and opinion writing on all things national interest. Snow is engaged in NATO’s Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence in Riga, Latvia and its journal, Defence Strategic Communications. She holds a doctorate from what Foreign Policy magazine identified as a Top 10-ranked International Relations program in the world, American University’s School of International Service in Washington, D.C..
She has published fifteen books in six languages on marketing foreign and defense policy. Snow was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Freiburg after graduating summa cum laude in political science from Clemson University. She holds Professor Emeritus faculty rank at California State University, Fullerton and has held three faculty appointments in Japan: Pax Mundi Distinguished Professor of Public Diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies; Abe Fellow and Visiting Research Professor at Keio University; and Fulbright Professor, Sophia University. Snow was founding faculty in two of the world’s leading public diplomacy master’s programs at Syracuse University and the University of Southern California. She was a Presidential Management Fellow at the State Department and the U.S. Information Agency during the Clinton administration. She has served as a visiting professor in Israel, Malaysia, Korea, China, as well as Japan, where she holds residency.