Ms. Adrienne B. Nutzman is the Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, Morocco. Prior to Morocco, Ms. Nutzman served as the Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Rangoon, Burma, from July 2010 to July 2013. Earlier in her career she served as Cultural Affairs Officer in Damascus, Syria from 2005 to 2007, Assistant Public Affairs Officer in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 2002 to 2004 and Vice-Consul in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from 2000 to 2002. Ms. Nutzman also worked on the Iraqi refugee portfolio in the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration from 2007-2009 and in that role she helped provide humanitarian assistance to Iraqi refugees living in Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon. Ms. Nutzman joined the Foreign Service in 1999 and has studied Vietnamese, Burmese, and Arabic during her diplomatic career.
Before she joined the Foreign Service, she taught English for almost a year at the American Language Center in Amman, Jordan, between 1997 and 1998. Ms. Nutzman has a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Florida State University in Tallahassee and a Bachelor’s degree in Music and Socio-Cultural Studies from Wheaton College in Illinois.