The Frank Church Institute at Boise State University has named Steven Feldstein the Frank and Bethine Church Chair of Public Affairs. Feldstein also will teach in the global studies program, a new offering in the School of Public Service.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Feldstein to Boise State University and excited that our students will have an opportunity to learn from such an accomplished and exemplary public servant,” said Boise State President Bob Kustra.
Feldstein served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State responsible for the State Department’s Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. At the State Department, Feldstein was the senior official responsible for overseeing U.S. democracy and human rights policy for Africa, international labor affairs and international religious freedom.