Doctor of Law & Policy Webinar

Recorded: September 9, 2014

Northeastern University College of Professional Studies invites you to listen to a presentation on Northeastern University's Doctor of Law & Policy (DLP) program. 

  • Discover more about Northeastern University and the College of Professional Studies
  • Learn details on the DLP program and curriculum from program Director, Mary Thompson-Jones, EdD
  • Review the application requirements and deadlines with Matt Burns, DLP Enrollment Coach

What makes the Northeastern Doctor of Law & Policy program unique? Watch the webinar and find out.

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Mary Thomson-JonesMary Thompson-Jones is a faculty member and the academic director of the Master of Science in Global Studies and International Affairs program and the Doctor of Law and Policy program. Her research interests include international diplomacy, the intersection of cultural diplomacy and international higher education, and U.S. foreign policy in the geographic regions of Europe and Latin America.

Previously, Dr. Thompson-Jones was a career diplomat and foreign policy practitioner with 23 years of experience in the U.S. Department of State. She served in embassies and consulates in Madrid, Prague, Quebec, Guatemala, Sarajevo, and in Washington, D.C. Dr. Thompson-Jones attained the rank of minister counselor while serving as chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Prague, where her portfolio included missile defense negotiations, the Czech entry into the visa waiver system, and the Czech presidency of the European Union. She oversaw two visits from President Barack Obama, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, several cabinet secretaries, and numerous congressional delegations. In other overseas postings, she was a counselor for public diplomacy who orchestrated embassy work on media outreach programs and academic exchange programs. Dr. Thompson-Jones also served as the State Department’s Diplomat in Residence for the New England region, and she was the former dean of International Graduate Programs at Endicott College.


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