THOMAS L. PRICE received his BA from Harvard College and his M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He spent over 20 years as a U.S. diplomat, last posted in Islamabad, Pakistan, and responsible for making contact with warring factions in Afghanistan. He also spent three years as Coordinator of Economic and Environmental Activities for OSCE in Vienna, focusing on Central Asia, southeastern Europe, and the Caucasus. Mr. Price won the Humanities Seminars Superior Teaching Award in both 2006 and 2010.