Sherry Gray is a program officer in the US foreign policy department of the Stanley Foundation, based in Muscatine, Iowa. She is currently responsible for the Emerging From Conflict foreign policy program, developing activities to facilitate dialogue and mutual understanding between the United States and a number of countries with which it has conflict.
Dr. Gray has taught comparative politics and Asian studies at Providence and Macalester colleges and the universities of Louisville, Minnesota, and Port Harcourt (Nigeria). She has also lived and worked for a number of years in China, teaching English and studying Chinese at Liaoning University.
From 1992-1995, she was executive director of the Program for International Studies in Asia (PISA) based in Washington, DC. PISA is a program under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies, which sponsors activities to help strengthen international relations research, teaching, and policy analysis in East and Southeast Asia.
Dr. Gray has a B.A. from the University of Colorado and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver.Back to staff list