- Listen to the interview online (9:00); will air again tomorrow morning at 7.50am
Michael McClellan speaks with students at the WKU Study Abroad Fair (Abbey Oldham/WKU Public Radio)
Michael McClellan was born just outside of Bowling Green, but his career path has taken him to the far corners of the earth as a senior foreign service officer for the State Department and U.S. Information Agency.
Earlier this month, McClellan retired from the State department after 30 years and is settling into a new position, a little closer to home as the only “Diplomat in Residence” at a public university in Kentucky.
His current job at Western Kentucky University involves explaining foreign cultures to American college students , but for three decades it was just the opposite. [read more]