Russell Singer is an International Affairs Instructor in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a Foreign Service Officer from the U.S. Department of State, serving a detail assignment at USMA. He graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 2003 with a Master of International Affairs degree. He has been with the State Department since 2004 and has previously served in Honduras, Russia, Germany, the U.S. Treasury Department, and, most recently, at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. In Germany, he was responsible for reporting on German economic issues including the Eurozone debt crisis. At the United Nations, he was responsible for negotiating General Assembly resolutions on issues related to finance, economic development, and the environment. Prior to his career with the State Department, he served as a day trader on Wall Street, an IT Consultant, and a Peace Corps volunteer in Fiji.
Russell Singer holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics from Columbia University and a Master of Science degree in Applied Physics from Stanford University.
Russell Singer is married to Christina Delius and has two children, Lena (10) and Naomi (8).