Dr. Kevin F. F. Quigley, is the Peace Corps Country Director here in Thailand. Kevin’s overriding interest is in how civil society organizations can work together with governments and corporations to expand service opportunities in ways that better address pressing social needs. He has held senior positions in civil society and government, as well as at various research institutions. These include:
• President and CEO of the National Peace Corps Association
• Acting CEO of the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation
• Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Workers and Communities
• Vice President of Policy and Business at the Asia Society
• Director of Public Policy at the Pew Charitable Trusts
Kevin was previously Vice Chairman of USAID’s Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Assistance, Legislative Director to Senator John Heinz, Budget Examiner and Presidential Management Intern in the Office of Management and Budget and a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand. Kevin has been a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Fulbright Senior Specialist, Guest Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Resident Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a U.S.-Japan Leadership Fellow at the Keidanren in Tokyo. In addition to being the author of For Democracy’s Sake, he has published on a broad array of international issues, as well as previously authoring a quarterly blog on service in The Huffington Post. Before his current position, Kevin was one of the founders of the Building Bridges Coalition and served on numerous boards related to international development issues and education issues. He has been adjunct faculty at the School of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations and holds degrees from Georgetown University, Columbia University, University College Dublin and Swarthmore College.