Dan Hastings

Cultural Attaché, U.S. Embassy


Dan Hastings joined the Foreign Service in 1999 and currently serves as Cultural Attaché in Warsaw.  His previous posting was as Information Officer in Tbilisi where he coordinated communications for 30 US government entities.  Dan served as Deputy Chief of the Political-Economic Section in Yerevan where he also was Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.  He served as Public Affairs Officer in Vladivostok and held political, economic, and consular positions in Rabat and Cairo.  He also worked in the Bureau of Children’s Issues in Washington, D.C.  A native of California, Dan has a BA in International Relations from UC Davis and an MS in Foreign Service from Georgetown.  Between his studies he served in the Peace Corps as an English teacher.  Dan speaks French, Spanish, Russian, Armenian as well as some Arabic and Georgian.  He and his wife have three children