Michael K. Morrow is the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, where he arrived in August 2017. Prior to this, Mr. Morrow served in Washington for six years as: Chief of Staff to the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Legislative Affairs; Director for East African Affairs; and Director for Central European Affairs. Mr. Morrow worked at U.S. Embassy Baghdad as Deputy Director and then Director of the Office of Provincial Affairs from 2010-11. He served as Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 2007-10. His earlier overseas postings were at the U.S. embassies in Gaborone, Warsaw, Moscow, and Lagos. His earlier Washington assignments included Director of Crisis Management Support in the Operations Center, and Deputy Director of the Office of Russian Affairs.
Mr. Morrow received a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. He earned a B.A. in Political Science at Miami University. Mr. Morrow is from Saline, Michigan. His wife, Shannon, is from Vancouver, British Columbia. They have two sons, Sean and Brett. Sean attends the University of Arizona; Brett attends secondary school.