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Department ofPolitical Science

Colleen A. Hoey

Colleen Hoey
Colleen A. Hoey
Visiting Scholar

Senior Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State

Colleen A. Hoey is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service. She most recently served as Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Honduras from 2019-2022, where she led 548 staff from 15 U.S. agencies. Prior to that she was Director of Mexican Affairs at the State Department (2016-2019), and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Paraguay (2013-2016). Ms. Hoey’s assignments in Washington D.C. include work on Ukraine, Belgium, Colombia and Venezuela. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University, a Master’s Degree in Government from Georgetown University, and a Master’s Degree in National Security and Resource Management from the Eisenhower School at the National Defense University.​