2011 LGBT Pride Month: Kevin Rosier

Office of Civil Rights
June 1, 2011

Kevin Rosier has served as an economic officer in the Foreign Service since 2006. His entry into the State Department began in 2003 when Kevin was invited to join the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Under that program, Kevin served domestically in the Office of Aviation Negotiations in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs and overseas in the economic section of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. With support from the Pickering Fellowship, Kevin completed a BS in Foreign Service at Georgetown University and MA in law and diplomacy at the Fletcher School (Tufts University).

Since joining the Foreign Service, Kevin has served as a consular-economic officer at the U.S. consulate general Chiang Mai and, most recently, as the fraud prevention manager at the American Institute in Taiwan (Taipei Office). Currently, Kevin is participating in a new Chinese language training program in Taiwan in preparation for an onward assignment in the economic section of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. A native of New Orleans, Kevin is an avid Creole cook and an adventurous eater of foreign foods.