Mr. Peter Duffy

Eisenhower School

Peter Duffy is currently serving on the faculty of the Department of National Security and Economic Policy at the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School. A Senior Foreign Service Officer with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), he has more than fifteen years’ experience designing and overseeing U.S. government economic development programs overseas. From 2015-2019, he served as Director of the USAID Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. In that role, he led USAID’s efforts to promote the country’s increased Euro-Atlantic integration by fostering more effective and accountable institutions and advancing market-oriented economic reforms. Prior to this, he served as a Deputy Director at USAID/Afghanistan, where he oversaw strategic planning and implementation of USG efforts in health, education, governance, and stabilization. He also previously served in Ukraine, Kosovo, Azerbaijan, and Pakistan. Prior to joining the Foreign Service in 2003, Mr. Duffy served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan.

Mr. Duffy holds a B.S. in Television, Radio, and Film Management and Business Administration from Syracuse University and an M.B.A from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management. Mr. Duffy is a native of Reading, Massachusetts.