by Ambassador Joseph A. Mussomeli, (CLAW ’78)

The Lecture Series was established by  Rutgers-Camden alumnus Jeffrey I. Baron as part of the Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Fund to provide academic enrichment to undergraduate students in Political Science at the Camden College of Arts and Sciences.

Joseph Adamo Mussomeli was Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia (November 2010-January 2015) and to the Kingdom of Cambodia (June 2005-August 2008). He was the Assistant Chief of Mission in Kabul, Afghanistan, form May 2009 – May 2010. Mr. Mussomeli has also served in Cairo, Manila, Colombo, Rabat, and Manama, as well as a Senior Watch Officer, an OIG Inspector, North Korea Desk Officer, and the Director of HR/CDO/EL. In 2009, he received the Presidential Distinguished Service Award and in 2010 the Raphel Award for developing and mentoring his staff.

Mr. Mussomeli was born in New York City on May 26, 1952. He went to Rutgers University for two years before dropping out and becoming an upholsterer, and then spending several months hitch-hiking through Europe. He eventually attended Trenton Stat College and graduated summa cum laude in 1975, earning a BA in Political Science. In 1978, he earned in Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers Law School. His wife, Sharon Flack Mussomeli, is a retired Foreign Service officer. They have three children: Isaac (31), Alessia (29, a current Foreign Service Officer), and Thomas (11).


School of Law – Camden Faculty Lounge, room 403

217 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102

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Date & Time
April 12, 2016
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Event posted in Approved Campus Activity.