James S. Sutterlin
James S. Sutterlin (March 15, 1922 – May 8, 2017) was an American author, academic, and officer at the United States Department of State with rank equivalent to an Assistant Secretary of State, who also spent 13 years working in various capacities for the Secretariat of the United Nations. He was Director of Research and Adjunct Professor at the Long Island University Institute for the Study of International Organizations, and a Distinguished Fellow at International Security Studies, Yale University.
|Inspector General of the Department of State|
October 15, 1973 – August 31, 1974
|Preceded by||Thomas McElhiney|
|Succeeded by||Robert Yost (Acting)|
|Director of Policy Planning|
September 4, 1973 – October 15, 1973
|Preceded by||Winston Lord|
|Succeeded by||William Cargo|
|Born||March 15, 1922|
Frankfort, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||May 8, 2017(aged 95)|
|Education||Haverford College (BA)|
State Department Career (1973–74)Edit
Following his service in the US Army during the second world war, Sutterlin joined the foreign service. He served under President Richard Nixon as Director of Policy Planning in the United States Department of State from September 4, 1973 to October 15, 1973, with the title of Director of the Planning and Coordination Staff, and with rank equivalent to an Assistant Secretary of State. He was then Inspector General of the Department of State from October 15, 1973 to August 31, 1974.
Sutterlin spent 13 years working in various capacities for the Secretariat of the United Nations, has authored and co-authored several UN-themed books, and has worked closely with former UN Secretary General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar in drafting the latter's memoirs, Pilgrimage for Peace (1997).
Sutterlin was a Chair of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) and the former Director of the Yale-U.N. Oral History Project at UNSY (United Nations Studies at Yale). He is currently Director of Research and Adjunct Professor at the Long Island University Institute for the Study of International Organizations, and a Distinguished Fellow at International Security Studies, Yale University.
- The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security: A Challenge to be Met (1995, revised August 2003)
- The United Nations and Iraq: defanging the viper (2003, co-written with Jean E. Krasno) 
- The Falklands War (with Sir Anthony Parsons, Enrique Ros, Nicanor Costa Mendez, as part of the Yale-UN Oral history project) 
- The Review of the News - Volume 9. Review of the News. 1973. p. 56.
- "Obituary of James Sutterlin". Graham Funeral Home. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
- "James S. Sutterlin". United States Department of State - Office of the Historian. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
- "Faculty and Staff". Yale University - International Security Studies. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
- Pérez de Cuéllar, Javier (1997). Pilgrimage for Peace: A Secretary-General's Memoir. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 978-0-312-16486-7.
- Sutterlin, James S. (2003). The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security: A Challenge to be Met. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-275-97304-9.
- Krasno, Jean E.; Sutterlin, James S. (2003). The United Nations and Iraq: defanging the viper. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-275-97838-9.
- Anthony Parsons (Sir), Enrique Ros, Nicanor Costa Mendez, James S. Sutterlin, Yale University (New Haven, Conn.). The Falklands/Malvinas War. UN, 1931 UN Oral history project. Retrieved 30 November 2013. External link in
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