May 17, 2023
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Dr. Julie Callahan
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Agriculture Affairs and Commodity Policy
Dr. Julie Callahan currently serves as the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Agricultural Affairs and Commodity Policy, where she oversees oversight of agricultural trade policy development, work to reduce tariff and nontariff barriers, negotiation and implementation of free trade agreements (FTAs), and work in the WTO on agricultural trade-related issues. Previously, she served as a Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative and Senior Director in the USTR Agriculture Office, focusing on strategic engagement in UN organizations, EU, UK, Turkey, and Eastern European. Prior to joining USTR, she held senior leadership positions in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She has also served in the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, and the American Chemical Society.
Dr. Callahan earned her doctoral degree in Marine Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science from MIT.