Powerful Geography



 Main Topic: Human Geography 
Secondary Topic: Places and Region

Overview: Diplomats promote the United States’ interests around the globe. They generally seek to engage foreign governments, businesses and social groups through a wide range of policies and programs. In order to be an effective and efficient diplomat, a person needs an excellent grasp of the political, economic and cultural geography of a country and region along with knowledge about the United States’ political and economic goals.  

Geographers at workHuman Geographers 

Recommended College CoursesWorld Geography, Regional Geography, Cultural Geography  

Skills: Economic geography; political geography; human and cultural geography; globalization and its impact.  

Learn more about Diplomats from the U.S. Department of State:

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Written by Kaleigh Shuler